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HER Number:MDV108002
Name:Rifle range, Okehampton Hamlets


Depicted on the late 19th and early 20th century historic maps, including targets.


Grid Reference:SX 575 940
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RIFLE RANGE (XIX - 1850 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))
  • TARGET (XIX - 1850 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Target, flagstaffs and rifle range depicted on the late 19th century historic map east of Estrayer Park. Distances marked out. Further targets marked to the south of the main range, 320 metres north-east of
Wigney Farm.
Map object based on this source.

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

Targets and rifle range still depicted on the early 20th century historic map. No distances marked. Targets to the south of the main range now marked as 'disused'.

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Targets visible on the aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

A target is depicted on the modern map, although not marked as such and does not appear to be the same as the one depicted on the historic maps; may be a later addition. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV108009Related to: Targets north-east of Wigney, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV20472Related to: Wigney farm, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 26 2014 12:29PM