MEM15233 - Lower Road to Porlock Weir (Monument)

Summary

The former extension of Courtmead Lane westwards to Porlock Weir is depicted on map of 1710-20.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The former extension of Courtmead Lane from its present northern terminus westwards to Porlock Weir was plotted from a map of 1710-1720. The route is annotated 'Mead Lane and Lower Way to Key'. [1] This extension is not depicted on Day and Master's map of 1782, possibly indicating the route had passed out of use by this date. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1995. Porlock Bay and Marsh: A Rapid Preliminary Assessment of the Cultural and Palaeoenvironmental Resource. P. 29.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. McDonnell, R..

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8715 4748 (809m by 318m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (20-50)
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (50-100)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:08PM

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