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HER Number:MDV114117
Name:Quay at Weir Quay, Bere Ferrers

Summary

A post-medieval quay is visible as a structure on aerial photographs of 1946 at Weir Quay. A quay is labelled here on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of between the 1880's-90's. Still extant.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 432 649
Map Sheet:SX46SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUAY (Built, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A quay is labelled here on the First Edition map. A number of Mooring Posts are also marked, along the high water marked to the north and south of the quay.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, RAF/CPE/UK/1890 4331 10-DEC-1946 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

A post-medieval quay is visible as a structure on aerial photographs of 1946.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 1107 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

Weir Quay was recorded on the circa 1840 Tithe map and the first and second edition 1:2500 Ordnance Survey maps.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Quary marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). RAF/CPE/UK/1890 4331 10-DEC-1946. [Mapped feature: #73449 ]
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 1107.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:May 29 2019 11:53AM