MDE21772 - 20th Century barn and railway carriage west of Croscombe Lane (Monument)

Summary

A large late 19th or early 20th century shed is located in the corner of a field. A railway truck was present at the site until recently.

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Full Description

A large late 19th or early 20th century shed is located in the corner of a field, adjacent to Croscombe Lane. A rail truck, without wheels or bogies, perhaps originating from the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (MMO42), lies adjacent to the shed. [1] The railway carriage has been removed. [2] The railway carriage is visible on the 2006 and 2008 aerial photography, but has been removed by 2010. [3-5] The barn is not shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Report: Nicholas Pearson Associates. 2000. Lynton Water Supply: Environmental report. P.66.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. J Bryant, 8 June 2011.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Vertical Aerial Photography of Exmoor National Park.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Geoinformation. 2008. Vertical Aerial Photography of Exmoor National Park.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Getmapping. 2010. Vertical Aerial Photography of Exmoor National Park.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6874 4752 (12m by 12m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS64NE
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 64587
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/154

Record last edited

Oct 14 2020 12:33PM

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