MSO7493 - Post-medieval water meadow at Langham Farm (Monument)


Fragments of a post-medieval field gutter system are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a fragmented water meadow system associated with Langham farm. The water meadow appears as a number of linear ditches running parallel to the hill side. They survive as earthworks and were mapped from aerial photographs. [1-5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4333, 4334.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems. 41.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Aerial photograph reference number . CPE.UK.1980.3291-3293 April 1947.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/3837 11-APR-1947.
  • <4> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.



Grid reference Centred SS 982 365 (253m by 794m)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO810
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11912
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE83
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128246
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34490

Record last edited

Apr 27 2020 2:26PM


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