MDE20917 - Kentisbury Down (Place)

Summary

The Enclosure Award for Kentisbury Down dates to 1848. Prior to this, the Down is depicted as open moorland on the Tithe Map for Kentisbury. Various flint scatters have been recovered from the area in the past.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Enclosure Award for Kentisbury Down dates to 1848. [1,2] The Tithe Map for Kentisbury shows the unenclosed Down. [3] By the time the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map was surveyed, the Down had been enclosed. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Unknown. 1848. Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award. Unknown.
  • <2> Archive: Devon County Council. Paperwork held by Devon HER / SMR. Enclosure Awards File and Map Overlays, FA Wilmshurst, 2000.
  • <3> Map: 1840. Kentisbury Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 636 439 (1918m by 2055m)
Map sheet SS64SW
Civil Parish KENTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 21029
  • Devon SMR: SS64SW/57

Record last edited

Jul 18 2018 4:21PM

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