MDE21202 - Post-medieval milestone southwest of Rowley Cross (Monument)

Summary

A milestone is marked on historic and modern mapping on the road between Combe Martin and Barnstaple.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 6578 4388. 'MS Combe Martin 5, Barnstaple 11' shown on os 6 inch 1905 Ordnance Survey map. [1] It is also marked on the 25 inch 1st Edition map, where Combe Martin is spelled "Combmartin". [1] The milestone does not appear on the six inch 1963 map. [3] The milestone is shown on the 2018 MasterMap data. [4] The feature may have been extant but not visble throughout the 20th Century, or reerected after the 1963 map was surveyed. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, 6SW.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #33714 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 26 November 2019.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 6578 4388 (point)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31589
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/138

Record last edited

Nov 26 2019 1:03PM

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