MSO7508 - Post-medieval water meadow west of Westcott Farm (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a post-medieval field gutter system, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947. It is associated with the deserted medieval farmstead of Westcott.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a fragmented water meadow system associated with the deserted medieval farmstead of Westcott. The water meadow survives as parallel ditches running along the slope. They were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/3293 & 4336 04-APR-1947.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9658 3789 (780m by 442m) (Centred on)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1177
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10096
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE115
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166549
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13939

Record last edited

Feb 20 2013 12:45PM

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