MEM22786 - Post-medieval post office at Lynmouth (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval post office was visible on the Ordnance Survey 1st and 2nd Edition maps. The building appears to have been lost as part of the 1952 floods.

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Protected Status

Full Description

A post-medieval post office was visible on the Ordnance Survey 1st and 2nd Edition maps. [1,2] The site of the post office is now within the East Lyn River. This suggests that the building was lost as part of the 1952 floods. [3,4]

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: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Catherine Dove, 11 April 2016.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7231 4951 (20m by 23m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:12PM

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