MDE21751 - 19th Century track south of quarry on Parracombe Down (Monument)

Summary

A track leading to 'Field 40' - 'public quarry' is marked out on the 1862 Enclosure Award and map for Parracombe Down. It is still shown on later mapping but may have fallen out of use more recently.

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Full Description

A track leading to 'Field 40' - 'public quarry' is marked out on the 1862 Enclosure Award and map for Parracombe Down. It runs from SS 6939 4430 to SS 6945 4443. [1] The track is visible on later mapping. [2-4] The track is not shown on the Tithe Map for Parracombe, when the area was unenclosed. [5] The track is not depicted on the 2018 MasterMap data. [5]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Unpublished document: 1862. Parracombe Down Enclosure Award.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46104 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <5> Map: 1839. Parracombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6940 4438 (50m by 144m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 62219
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/212

Record last edited

May 22 2019 8:50AM

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