MDE21729 - Post-medieval road on Kentisbury Down (Monument)


A track is described as 'private carriage and occupation road, no.30' in the 1848 Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award. Its precise location and route requires confirmation.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Track described as 'private carriage and occupation road, no.30' in 1848 Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award. Indicated as running from SS 6350 4380 to SS 6375 4325. Original width marked out as 16.5 feet. [1,2] Not visible on 1:10000 (1978) Ordnance Survey map. [3] The route of the feature is not visible on the Tithe Map for Kentisbury or on modern MasterMap data. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Unknown. 1848. Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award. Unknown.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilmshurst, F.A.. 2000. Enclosure Awards file and accompanying map overlays.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 1:10,000/1978.
  • <4> Map: 1840. Kentisbury Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.



Grid reference SS 635 435 (point)
Map sheet SS64SW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 62112
  • Devon SMR: SS64SW/193

Record last edited

Jun 18 2018 11:31AM


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