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HER Number:MDV42059
Name:Hackney Canal Basin, Kingsteignton

Summary

Hackney Canal basin was situated between two sets of clay cellars. Now largely infilled and used as a car park.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 868 726
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/15/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CANAL BASIN (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880 - 1899, First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Widening of the northern end of the Hackney Canal shown on 19th century map between two ranges of buildings named 'Hackney Clay Cellars'.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Wade, P. et al, 1990, The Hackney Canal: A Presentation by Coombeshead School (Un-published). SDV344256.

It is rumoured that there is a sunken barge within the basin, together with unexploded World War II bombs.


Pye, A. R., 1991, An Archaeological Assessment of the Stover and Hackney Canals and Hackney Quay, 11,14 (Report - Assessment). SDV341540.

Hackney Canal Basin lies between two sets of clay cellars at the terminus of the canal. The basin broadened to the west where there was a slipway. Most of the basin has now been infilled and is used as a car park, except for a small section adjoining the clay cellars at SX86907259.


Exeter Archaeology, 2000, Archaeological Assessment and Recording of Hackney Clay Cellars, Kingsteignton, 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV344258.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 28 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 7, site 22.


Exeter Archaeology, 2006, Archaeological Assessment of Land Adjacent to Church Street, Kingsteignton, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV351199.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.


Nowell, J., 2012, Penns Mount, Kingsteignton, Devon: Archaeological Desk Based Assessment, 12 (Report - Assessment). SDV351968.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Un-published: Wade, P. et al. 1990. The Hackney Canal: A Presentation by Coombeshead School. A4 Bound + Digital.
  • Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 28.
  • Report - Assessment: Pye, A. R.. 1991. An Archaeological Assessment of the Stover and Hackney Canals and Hackney Quay. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 91.16. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11,14.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
  • Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2000. Archaeological Assessment and Recording of Hackney Clay Cellars, Kingsteignton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 00.58. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.
  • Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of Land Adjacent to Church Street, Kingsteignton. Exeter Archaeology. 06.85. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
  • Report - Assessment: Nowell, J.. 2012. Penns Mount, Kingsteignton, Devon: Archaeological Desk Based Assessment. CgMs Consulting Report. 13961. A4 Stapled + Digital. 12.

Associated Monuments

MDV42220Parent of: Slipway at Hackney Canal Basin, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV9197Part of: Hackney Canal, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV9197Related to: Hackney Canal, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV42219Related to: Aqueduct north of Hackney Canal, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV9197Part of: Hackney Canal, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV9197Related to: Hackney Canal, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV21199Related to: Hackney Clay Cellars, Kingsteignton (Building)
MDV42227Related to: Workshops on east side of Newton Road, Kingsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Apr 14 2015 1:14PM