MSO11456 - Fishponds at Nettlecombe Court (Monument)


Four fishponds have been recorded from historic mapping and are presumably associated with Nettlecombe Court.

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Full Description

"Fishpond", "Island Pond" and "Lower Pond" marked on OSAD 6" map at ST05813794, ST06003825 and ST06103832. There is also "Parsonage Pond" at ST05623743 further to the S but this may not be connected. [1] They were presumably associated with Nettlecombe Court. [2] Only Island and Parsonage Ponds are shown on OS 1:10,000 map. [3] Three large ponds or lakes form part of the post medieval park at Nettlecombe Court. Parsonage Pond lies at ST 0563 3744, a pond lies close to the church at ST 0584 3795, and Island Pond lies at ST 0600 3815. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" ST03NE.
  • <2> Unassigned: Dennison, E. 12.04.84. Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1976. 1:10,000 ST03NE.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. 1999.



Grid reference Centred ST 0587 3783 (520m by 852m)
Map sheet ST03NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7718
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE38
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975230
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33830

Record last edited

Apr 12 2017 4:02PM


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