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HER Number:MDV119435
Name:Widdicombe Ley, Stokenham

Summary

Freshwater lake created in the later 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 818 410
Map Sheet:SX84SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStokenham
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOKENHAM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Widdicombe Ley. Freshwater lake created in the later 19th century

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LAKE (Created, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Area shown as fields.


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

Widdicombe Ley marked. A triangular stream-fed lake separated from the sea by a narrow strip of land Three islands are depicted and two sluices are also marked on the seaward side and two buildings on the northern side.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #78710 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 21 2017 10:51AM