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HER Number:MDV120159
Name:Signpost at Coryton Station Crossroads


Four-armed signpost dated to the circa 1930s. A signpost in this location is shown on the 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map.


Grid Reference:SX 444 833
Map Sheet:SX48SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCoryton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCORYTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SIGNPOST (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Jenkinson, T., 2006, Unclassified/B3257 Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers (Report - Survey). SDV348114.

Finger post at Coryton Station Crossroads. Located on grass bank on the west side of the road. Painted black on white. Four arms signing to Tavistock 7/Coryton1/Sydenham 1/Portgate 2 1/2/Lewdown 2 1/2. On the post is the legend Coryton Station in raised lettering. Dated to the circa 1930s.
Date of most recent survey: 25th August 2004. In good condition.

Jenkinson, T., 2006 - 2009, Older Style Cast Iron and Wooden Finger Posts of Devon Roads. West Devon (Report - Survey). SDV348022.

Google, 2017, Google Streetview (Website). SDV359965.

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

'GP' marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348022Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2006 - 2009. Older Style Cast Iron and Wooden Finger Posts of Devon Roads. West Devon. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV348114Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2006. Unclassified/B3257 Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359965Website: Google. 2017. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website. [Mapped feature: #4018 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5460 - Survey of West Devon Finger Posts
  • EDV5540 - Milestone Survey from Lewtrenchard to Bere Ferrers

Date Last Edited:Nov 2 2017 4:31PM