MEM23794 - 19th Century gate piers west of Combepark Wood (Monument)

Summary

A pair of gate piers are shown on the Tithe Map for Lynton and Lynmouth Parish along a routeway through Combepark Wood, where it meets the formal parkland at Combe Park. They may or may not have since been demolished.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site is shown as a clear plot on the Ordnance Survey 1 inch drawing of 1804, although this may be due to the scale of the map involved. [1] The Tithe Map for Lynton and Lynmouth depicts a pair of gate piers flanking a routeway through Combepark Wood, where it meets the formal parkland at Combe Park. These are situated at SS 7377 4767. [2] The gate piers are no longer depicted on later maps to which the HER has access, although they may still have been extant. The routeway shown on the Tithe Map appears to have gone out of use at some point during the 20th Century. [3-5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1804. 1 Inch Ordnance Surveyors draft map - Barnstaple, Devon. 1:63,360. Pen and Ink.
  • <2> Map: 1840. Lynton and Lynmouth Parish Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7377 4767 (3m by 8m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Record last edited

Mar 7 2017 1:17PM

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