MDE8693 - Post-medieval fish weir near Countisbury Cove (Monument)

Summary

A fishing weir near Countisbury Cove is in the form of an L-shaped shingle bank.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A fishing weir is depicted on the 1980 Ordnance Survey 1:10000 sheet. [1] The feature was seen from the cliff top. It comprises a roughly "L"-shaped shingle bank. This bank acts as a dam and ponds back water on its upper or inland side. At the time of visit this area was holding water. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1980. 1:10000 Map, 1980. 1:10000.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. R Wilson-North, 14 October 1993.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7622 5047 (93m by 66m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS75SE
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Events/Activities (2)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 75 SE6
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 766343
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)

Record last edited

Jun 20 2016 5:18PM

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