MSO7196 - Post-medieval field boundaries and water meadow at Quarme Coombe Farm (Monument)


Two post-medieval field boundaries and field gutters are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two post-medieval field boundaries visible on vertical aerial photographs, immediately to the north-east of Quarme Combe Farm. Running from the farm in a south-westerly direction are three parallel ditches, possibly field gutters relating to a catch meadow irrigation system. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography. RAF CPE/UK/1944 4155-6 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Archive: Dyer, C.A.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1132351, Extant 3 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO882
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW87
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132351



Grid reference Centred SS 9309 3719 (383m by 292m) (3 map features)
Map sheet SS93NW

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Record last edited

May 3 2022 2:41PM


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