MSO8946 - Post-medieval water meadow east of Hurscombe Barn (Monument)

Summary

Two sinous linear ditches seen as earthworks on the eastern side of Hurscombe Barn, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947. They may be fragments of post-medieval field gutter system.

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Protected Status

Full Description

Two sinous linear ditches running north-south for 540m on the eastern side of Hurscombe Barn, SS 9792 3283. These features may be fragments of a post medieval catch meadow irrigation system. [1] It is not clear whether these features are also referred to in MMO753. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2082 3024-5 19-MAY-1947.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93SE.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. C Dove 17/01/2013.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9785 3283 (211m by 561m) (Aerial survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO752
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE79
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1121145

Record last edited

Jul 25 2018 9:43AM

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