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HER Number:MDV109775
Name:Cricket Ground, Sidmouth

Summary

A cricket ground is labelled on the 19th century Tithe Map, and is still present on the Ordnance Survey Master Map.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 123 872
Map Sheet:SY18NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CRICKET PITCH (Unknown date)

Full description

1826, Plans of Manors and Lands in the County of Devon. The property of Sir John Kennaway Bart Robert Dymond Land Surveyor, Exeter. 1825. (Cartographic). SDV357856.

The plot is labelled as 'Lower Fort Field.'


Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Maps and Apportionments (Website). SDV349463.

Plot 487 is recorded as a 'Cricket Ground' within the Sidmouth Tithe Apportionment.


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

A building is shown near the north-west boundary of plot 487 on the Sidmouth Tithe Map.


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

A 'Cricket Field' is labelled and a pavilion is shown within the north-west corner of the field.


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

A 'Cricket Field' is labelled and a pavilion is shown within the north-west corner of the field.


Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Plot 487 on the Sidmouth Tithe Map of 1839 is recorded as a 'Cricket Ground' within the accompanying Tithe Apportionment and a building is shown near the north-west boundary of the plot. The plot retains the same layout on both the First and Second Edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey maps where it is labelled as a 'Cricket Field,' and a pavilion is labelled within the north-west corner of the field. A cricket field is still present in this location on the Ordnance Survey Master Map.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

A cricket field is labelled.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #69244 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV349463Website: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Maps and Apportionments. http://devon.gov.uk. Website.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV357856Cartographic: 1826. Plans of Manors and Lands in the County of Devon. The property of Sir John Kennaway Bart Robert Dymond Land Surveyor, Exeter. 1825.. Historical Maps.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 11:09AM