MEM15236 - Marland Lane, north of Bossington (Monument)

Summary

The former track of Marland Lane, depicted on historic maps running northwards from Bossington to the shore. The earliest evidence for this route is Day and Masters map of 1782. It was levelled by the 1980s.

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Protected Status

Full Description

The former track of Marland Lane is depicted on historic maps running northwards for over 400 metres from Bossington to the shore to the north-east of Horner Water.The earliest evidence for this route is Day and Masters map of 1782 ([2]). Aerial photographs of the 1970s confirm the course of the route. It was levelled by the 1980s. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1995. Porlock Bay and Marsh: A Rapid Preliminary Assessment of the Cultural and Palaeoenvironmental Resource. P.31.
  • <2> Map: Day and Masters. 1782. County map of Somerset.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8964 4843 (196m by 431m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 fluvial & tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 fluvial & tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 fluvial
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 fluvial
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:08PM

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