MDE20933 - Post-medieval parish boundary at Beacon Castle (Monument)

Summary

The Martinhoe and Parracombe parish boundary bisects Beacon Castle hillfort.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Martinhoe and Parracombe parish boundary bisects Beacon Castle hillfort. To the west of the fort at SS 6640 4603 the existing boundary turns north, but the boundary bank through the castle continues on west to SS 6634 4604. [1,2] The route of the parish boundary is shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3] It is also as shown on the Tithe Maps for Martinhoe and Parracombe. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR SS6646:SF1459/455 (1 March 1979).
  • <2> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6645.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: 1842. Martinhoe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <5> Map: 1839. Parracombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 664 460 (101m by 54m)
Map sheet SS64NE
Civil Parish MARTINHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 21597
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/12/2

Record last edited

Oct 27 2020 3:04PM

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