MDE21731 - Post-medieval drain or watercourse north of Higher Week Farm (Monument)

Summary

A private drain or watercourse is described in the 1848 Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award. A watercourse still exists here.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A private drain or watercourse is described in the 1848 Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award and map. Indicated as running from spring in 'plot 47' to southwest of same field, through hedge into adjoining 'old allotment'. [1,2] A watercourse still exists at bottom of field at ss62834323 to ss63154322 on 1:10000 (1978) os map. [3] The feature still appears to be extant. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Unknown. 1848.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 Unpublished document: Wilmshurst, F.A.. 2000.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: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 629 432 (371m by 140m)
Map sheet SS64SW
Civil Parish KENTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 62114
  • Devon SMR: SS64SW/195

Record last edited

Jun 18 2018 11:23AM

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