MDE21846 - 19th Century pond south of West Challacombe (Monument)

Summary

A pond to the south of West Challacombe is shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map.

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Protected Status

Full Description

A pond on the south side of the farm track was recorded during the survey in 2002. The subrectangular sunken feature 15 metres by 9 metres is enclosed by stone walls and provided water for a system of leats and water catchment features in the meadows to the south of the farm. [1] A small pond shown on the Ordnance Survey 1st Edition map to the south of West Challacombe with a leat running south. [2] The map is not depicted on the Combe Martin Tithe Map. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 2002. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey of West Challacombe Farm, Combe Martin, Devon.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: 1843. Combe Martin Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 5863 4753 (22m by 15m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS54NE
Civil Parish COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 71132
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA148470

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:05PM

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