MSO8342 - Post-medieval water meadow south of Allercott Quarries (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a post-medieval field gutter system, 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 of medieval or post-medieval date surviving as a number of ditches. It is not clear which of the surrounding deserted farmsteads this system is associated with. The ditches were visible as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/3294-5 (11 April 1947).
  • <2>XY Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE. [Mapped feature: #39743 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9590 3910 (343m by 220m)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1171
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10092
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE109
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166512
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13935

Record last edited

Jan 28 2020 11:59AM

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