MDE21814 - Possible medieval trackway from West Lyn Farm (Monument)

Summary

A hedged track runs north from West Lyn Farm to Lynmouth. The medieval strip fields to the north of the farm respect this track.

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Full Description

Hedged track running north from West Lyn Farm to Summer House Hill, which continues as a public footpath to Lynmouth via Lyn Cleave. The medieval strip fields to the north of the farm respect this track. [1] The route of the track can be traced on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 2003. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Lyn Farm, Lynton, Devon. NT SMR reference 100967.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7259 4879 (428m by 1053m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 66881
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/254
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148498

Record last edited

Apr 11 2016 12:45PM

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