MSO7511 - Post-medieval water meadow west of Collyhill Wood (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a post-medieval field gutter system is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947. It is associated with the deserted medieval farmstead of South 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 South Colley Hill seen centred at SS 9646 3665. The water meadow survives as a number of ditches running parallel to the slope. The ditches were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944/4151 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9646 3656 (303m by 193m)
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): MMO1180
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11099
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE118
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166651
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33730
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13942

Record last edited

Feb 21 2013 9:13AM

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