Parsonage Farm

water meadows shrunk.jpg

This image shows Parsonage Farm 130 years ago. The parallel lines indicated are the carriages or water conduits IN to the water meadows along the top of the ridges.

The workings of the water meadows are explained in Jim Platt's article:

https://www.stratfordsubcastle.org.uk/stratford-s-water-meadows

 

More details about the image are available on this webpage:

https://www.stratfordsubcastle.org.uk/magic-lantern-old-sarum-mill-lane