MEM24338 - 19th Century building southeast of Rock Cottage (Monument)

Summary

A building is shown on historic mapping but is now ruinous.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map shows a rectangular building at SS 6925 4076, within an enclosure. A routeway leads to the building along the River from Town Farm to the southwest. [1] This arrangement is repeated on the 2nd Edition map, save that a small extension had been added to the property on the southern end of the northeastern elevation. There also appears to have been a porch on the southwestern elevation. [2] The building appears to have been extant in c.1946-8. [3] The building was shown in 2018 as a ruin on MasterMap data. [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> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6925 4076 (10m by 11m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Jun 23 2020 4:39PM

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