MSO7483 - Post-medieval fishponds south of Chargot House (Monument)

Summary

At least seven ponds are shown on the Tithe Map and 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. The site is named "Fishponds" on the 6" map of 1962. The ponds are likely to be associated with Chargot House.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Fishponds" are printed on the 6" 1962 map and at least seven ponds were shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, the westernmost having two islands. [1-3] Formed along valley bottom."Ponds Cottage" and "Pool Farm" nearby. Also possible mill and water meadow system. [4] The fishponds also appear on the Luxborough Tithe Map of 1843. [5] The ponds still appear to be extant. They are likely to be associated with Chargot House. [6,7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 6" 1962.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. E Dennison, Somerset Council Planning Department, 5 March 1984.
  • <5> Map: 1843. Luxborough Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Getmapping. 2015. Vertical Aerial Photography of Exmoor National Park.
  • <7> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Catherine Dove, 25 August 2017.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 978 369 (668m by 285m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11400
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE66
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128152
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33756

Record last edited

Aug 25 2017 11:38AM

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