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HER Number:MDV104606
Name:Undercliff

Summary

Former house with gardens and ancillary buildings shown on 19th and early 20th century maps. By the 1930s the site had been incorporated into the adjacent cricket ground.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 006 801
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOMESTEAD (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Plot 743 includes a house and ancillary building.


Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

House named 'Undercliff' shown, set in the centre of a rectangular plot with gardens on the west, south and east sides and ancillary buildings to the north.


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

'Undercliff' shown between the cricket ground to the north and The Maer (golf course) to the south.


Ordnance Survey, 1913 - 1914, Third Edition Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV347459.

Site of house has been incorporated into the cricket ground.


Gent, T. + Manning, P., 2013, Draft Environmental Statement on Land off Queens Drive, Exmouth, 6.3.3; table 6.1; figures 6.1, 6.5-9.6 (Un-published). SDV351666.

The Ordnance Survey 1890 (Fig. 6.6) and 1905 maps depict a house named Undercliff, associated structures and gardens, within an enclosure on The Maer. The Tithe Map (1844) shows two buildings (Fig. 6.5) and the apportionment records the plot as house and gardens (plot 743). The buildings had gone by 1933, and the cricket ground extended southward over the site. No buildings are shown at this location on the Ordnance Survey one-inch map of 1809.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV347459Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1913 - 1914. Third Edition Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. Third Edition Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV351666Un-published: Gent, T. + Manning, P.. 2013. Draft Environmental Statement on Land off Queens Drive, Exmouth. Digital. 6.3.3; table 6.1; figures 6.1, 6.5-9.6.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 26 2013 9:23AM