MSO10942 - Post-medieval catchwork gutter south of Warren Farm (Monument)


A feature originally interpreted as a leat is now thought to form part of a larger catchwork water meadow system.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

Full Description

A short length of contour leat 200 metres long, 100 metres south of Warren Farmhouse. No apparent beginning or end. 0.5 metres wide and in places is almost nonexistant. Helps to confuse the possible settlement site (MSO10937) at its western end. [1-5] The leat described above is clearly visible on aerial photographs and is one of several recorded individually that is in fact part of the substantial water meadow system now recorded under MMO2354. [6,7] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [8]

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 33081. [Mapped feature: #34525 ]
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4156.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: September 19. HSL.UK.71-177 Run 79. 9282.
  • <4> Photograph: 1984. Slide (SCC Planning Department). 3.014.0087.
  • <5> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1985. Recommendations for the Management of Archaeological Sites in the Exmoor National Park at Warren, Pinford, Tom's Hill and Hayes Allotment. 41 (site 230).
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/95026 134-36 (12 March 1995).
  • <7> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183.
  • <8> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1102003, Extant 31 May 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO615
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10942
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE61
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1102003
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33081



Grid reference Centred SS 7947 4064 (152m by 61m)
Map sheet SS74SE

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Record last edited

May 31 2021 11:04PM


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