MDE21400 - Post-medieval pond at head of Chisel Combe (Monument)


A revetted pond is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Pond. Now derelict. Square in plan with dry stone revetments inside and outside three embanked sides. Site No 100272. [1] Pond shown on the 1st edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey maps as rectilinear feature 16 metres by 13 metres with a revetment around the northwest and west sides and a field boundary to the northeast. [2] The 1903/1938 6 inch Ordnance Survey map show a square feature marked 'Spring'. [3] The pond still appears to be extant. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: Thackray, D. + Thackray, C.. 1986. Lynmouth: Foreland Point, Countisbury Hill & Watersmeet, Devon. 14.
  • <2> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1880s-1890s. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map.
  • <3> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 3NW & SW. Revision of 1903 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.



Grid reference Centred SS 7446 4951 (19m by 13m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 46124
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/211
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA108031

Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 10:36AM


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