MSO7510 - Post-medieval water meadow west of Chargot Wood (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 North Colley Hill.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a fragmented water meadow system associated with the deserted medieval farmstead of North Colley Hill seen centred at SS 9660 3683. The water meadows survive as a number of ditches running along the hill side. They were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. [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: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/4336 (11 April 1947).
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1166572, Extant 27 April 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9654 3680 (388m by 186m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1179
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10098
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE117
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1166572
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33729
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13941

Record last edited

Apr 27 2022 4:57PM

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