MSO7196 - Field boundaries and water meadow at Quarme Coombe Farm (Monument)

Summary

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]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography. RAF CPE/UK/1944 4155-6. 23/01/1947.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9309 3719 (383m by 292m) (Centred on)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO882
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW87
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132351

Record last edited

Jan 30 2013 10:12AM

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