MSO9365 - Post-medieval water meadow north of Jury Road (Monument)


A post-medieval field gutter system is visible on aerial photographs.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A system of post-medieval field gutters is visible on aerial photographs. It is probably form part of a water meadow, known locally as a catch meadow irrigation system. Fragments of up to six roughly parallel ditches, measuring up to 250 metres long, extend along the contour, between 152 and 183 metres above Ordnance Datum. They are situated on a south facing slope centred at SS 9218 2796. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography. RAF 106G/UK/1420 4301-4302 (15 April 1946).
  • <2>XY Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882. [Mapped feature: #37951 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9213 2799 (312m by 275m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO847
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10045
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW40
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132252
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13482

Record last edited

Mar 15 2021 10:12PM


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