MDE21808 - Post-medieval building south of Lynbridge (Monument)

Summary

The site of a building shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map with a small square enclosure to the west. During a survey in 2003 a mound of stone 9m x 7m x up to 2m high with slight earthworks to the west were identified.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Site of a building shown on the north side of the field boundary on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map with a small square enclosure to the west. During a survey in 2003 a mound of stone 9m x 7m x < 2m high with slight earthworks to the west were identified. Stone gateposts remain to the east of the mound. Immediately to the south of the boundary another building was shown on the 1946 aerial photographs which may have been a corrugated iron barn but no trace remains of this structure. [1,2] The 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map shows the building but not the enclosure. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 2003. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Lyn Farm, Lynton, Devon. NT references: 100950 and 100972.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7212 4840 (36m by 26m)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 66875
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/25/5

Record last edited

May 28 2013 2:20PM

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