MDE21722 - 19th Century road on Venford Hill (Monument)

Summary

The road was constructed in the 19th Century. It replaced another shown on historic mapping sited to the east and links to the road across East Anstey Common that leads to Dulverton, to the south.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Road described as 'Public Carriage road, Allotment no.19' on 1856 Enclosure Award and map in Devon Record Office. New road laid out according to Enclosure Award, running along Venford Hill from SS 8650 2922 to SS 8647 2957. Visible as a road on the 1973 6 inch Ordnance Survey map. [1-3] The original road (MDE21723) is shown on the East Anstey Tithe Map dating from 1845. [4] The new road is shown on the 2018 MasterMap data. [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 Unpublished document: 1856.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 Unpublished document: Wilmshurst, F.A.. 2000.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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 864 294 (54m by 357m)
Map sheet SS82NE
Civil Parish EAST ANSTEY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish WEST ANSTEY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 62094
  • Devon SMR: SS82NE/62

Record last edited

Mar 26 2019 3:11PM

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