MDE21160 - Path on Pig Hill (Monument)

Summary

A ford and path are marked on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A track is shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition maps and on the 6 inch 1903 map. [1-3] The route is shown on the 6 inch 1962 map heading as far east as the ford but then skirts to the north, as the modern path does. The path is not then marked any further east than c. SS 7481 4517. [4] The modern mapping (2013) shows the path continue north and crossing the river at c. SS 7482 4521. It then rejoins the original path at SS 7488 4512 and veers east at SS 7517 4494. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1903/38. 6 Inch: 1903-38. 1:10560. Sheet 7NW.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7480 4547 (2111m by 1685m)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31503
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31504
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/194
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/195
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21161

Record last edited

Apr 26 2020 8:45PM

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