MSO9277 - Post-medieval water meadow south of Combeshead (Monument)


A post-medieval field gutter system is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947. It is part of a larger system, which extends southwest to West Hawkwell Farm.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post medieval water meadow system, situated at Combeshead, is visible on vertical aerial photographs. These features form part of a larger system of field gutters (described in record MSO9273), which extends south westward to West Hawkwell Farm. [1-2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems. P.40.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography. RAF CPE.UK.1980 4301 - 4302. -/04/1947.



Grid reference Centred SS 9075 3926 (253m by 298m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS93NW

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Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO573
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11903
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW48
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1089217
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34481

Record last edited

Jan 31 2013 2:39PM


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