MSO9265 - Post-medieval fishpond northeast of Kersham (Monument)


A "Fishpond" is marked on historic mapping and appears to still be extant.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Fishpond" is marked on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance survey maps and the 6 inch of 1962 to the northeast of Kersham. It is shown as a single pond with retaining dam. [1-3] A small dam creating a rectangular pond is shown on aerial photographs. [4,5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <4> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9439A.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: September 19. HSL.UK.71-177 Run 95. 8750.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1089139, Extant 2 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11173
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW22
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1089139
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33503



Grid reference Centred SS 9455 3926 (61m by 36m)
Map sheet SS93NW

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Record last edited

May 2 2022 8:52PM


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