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HER Number:MDV114228
Name:Trackway, Southwest of Willesley

Summary

A trackway of between medieval to modern date is visible as a cropmark feature on aerial photographs, to the southwest of Willesley. It was recorded as part of the Tamar Valley NMP project and is depicted on both the First Edition and Second Edition Ordnance Survey maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 423 798
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMilton Abbot
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMILTON ABBOT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Early Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A track is depicted here.


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

A track is depicte here.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2001-2002, Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records, MAL 127/71/074-5 (Interpretation). SDV346287.

A trackway of unknown, but potential medieval, date is visible as a cropmark feature on aerial photographs.


Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R., 2016, Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey (Personal Comment). SDV359374.

The track is depicted on 19th and early 20th century maps and so may be of more recent date. Only part of the photo reference is given in the transcription attributes, so the date of the photograph is not known.

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).
SDV346287Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2001-2002. Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Transcriptions and Database Records. National Mapping Programme. Map (Digital). MAL 127/71/074-5. [Mapped feature: #73565 ]
SDV359374Personal Comment: Hegarty, C., Knight, S. and Sims, R.. 2016. Backlog Recording of the Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme Survey. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6911 - Tamar Valley National Mapping Programme

Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2016 9:47AM