MDE21830 - Rooksfoot Cottages (Monument)

Summary

The 19th Century cottages are no longer extant.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of 'Rooksfoot Cottages' is shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map to the north of Rooksfoot Bridge and to the northeast of the present Rooksfoot Cottage. [1] The building is depicted on the 2nd Edition map but is not labelled. It is apparently shown as unroofed and may have been out of use by this time. [2] The Tithe Map for Challacombe does not depict a building here. It is the corner of a bend in the road and appears to have been the access point for a field. [3] The 2018 MasterMap data no longer depicts the building as extant, although the pattern of its northern elevations are apparently preserved in the land boundaries here. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: 1839. Challacombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6895 4054 (16m by 12m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 67486
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/220

Record last edited

May 21 2019 3:20PM

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