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HER Number:MDV108621
Name:Cobbled Paving with Open Water Rills, Thorveton

Summary

Cobbled walkways at the side of the road are a noted historic feature of Bullen Street, the Bury, Jericho Street and parts of Silver Street, School Lane and Milfords Lane. Open water rills provide character and aesthetic value to Thorverton.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 925 020
Map Sheet:SS90SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishThorverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHORVERTON

Protected Status

  • Local List: Cobbled Paving with Open Water Rills

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COBBLED SURFACE GENERAL (Unknown date)
  • FORD (Unknown date)
  • WATER CHANNEL (Unknown date)

Full description

Marlow, P. O., 2013, Cobbles in Devon, 55, Fig. 14 (Article in Serial). SDV358513.

The raised cobbled pavements work together with the thatched cottages, stream and green to give a harmonious villagescape.

Google, 2014, Google Streetview (Website). SDV355684.

Map object also based on this source.

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

'Ford' is marked.

Mid Devon District Council, 2014, Mid Devon Local List Register of Heritage Assets - Central, Cobbled Paving with Open Water Rills (Local List - Register of Heritage Assets). SDV356890.

Cobbled Paving with open water rills along Bullen Street, the Bury, Jericho Street and parts of Silver Street, School Lane and Milfords Lane, Thorverton.
Description: Cobbled walkways at the side of the road are a noted historic feature of Bullen Street, the Bury, Jericho Street and parts of Silver Street, School Lane and Milfords Lane. In some areas, such as in front of doorways, the cobbles have been deliberately laid in patterns, sometimes including the use of white stones.
Cobbled paving along the side of Silver Street, with open water rills down the opposite side provides character and aesthetic value to Thorverton. There is also a ford through the water rills, next to the listed cobbled footbridge, from Silver Street onto Milsfords Lane.

Proximity to designated Heritage Assets:
Grade II listed footbridge over the brook, south side of Brook Lodge
Grade II listed Brook Lodge including gates to north
Grade II listed Brienstown
Grade II listed Brookside including garden wall to rear
Grade II listed Thorverton
Grade II listed Pynes including stone garden walls and gate piers in front house
Grade II listed Apple Garth and West Barton
Grid Reference: 292623/102151
Source: Thorverton Millennium Green Trust

Mid Devon District Council, 2014, Register of Heritage Assets, Cobbled Paving with Open Water Rills (Local List - Register of Heritage Assets). SDV356889.

Cobbled Paving with Open Water Rills.
Importance: Important historic feature in Thorverton.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #67975 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV356889Local List - Register of Heritage Assets: Mid Devon District Council. 2014. Register of Heritage Assets. Mid Devon District Council. Digital. Cobbled Paving with Open Water Rills.
SDV356890Local List - Register of Heritage Assets: Mid Devon District Council. 2014. Mid Devon Local List Register of Heritage Assets - Central. Mid Devon District Council. Digital. Cobbled Paving with Open Water Rills.
SDV358513Article in Serial: Marlow, P. O.. 2013. Cobbles in Devon. Devon Buildings Group Newsletter. A4 Stapled + Digital. 55, Fig. 14.

Associated Monuments

MDV87705Related to: Footbridge over the Brook South of Brook Lodge, Thorveton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 19 2019 8:22AM