MDE21718 - Medieval or post-medieval road across East Anstey Common (Monument)


The road lead across East Anstey Common from Dulverton towards Withypool and Hawkridge and beyond.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Road to Dulverton. Described as 'Public Carriage road, Allotment no.20' on 1856 Enclosure Award and map in Devon Record Office. Runs from SS 8652 2922 eastwards to SS 8795 2852, terminating at the crossway leading to Dulverton. Original width marked out as 24 feet. Exists as road on the 6 inch 1973 Ordnance Survey map. [1-3] The roadway is depicted on the East Anstey Tithe Map running across the Common. [4] The roadway was in use in 2018. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: 1856. East Anstey Common Enclosure Award.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilmshurst, F.A.. 2000. Enclosure Awards file and accompanying map overlays.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1973. 1:10000, 1973. 1:10,000.
  • <4> Map: Crispin, H.. 1845. East Anstey Tithe Map and Apportionment. 3 chains : 1 inch.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.



Grid reference Centred SS 872 288 (1454m by 708m)
Map sheet SS82NE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 62090
  • Devon SMR: SS82NE/58

Record last edited

Mar 26 2019 3:10PM


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