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HER Number:MDV121051
Name:Rams Cliff Day Mark, Wembury

Summary

A pillar, most probably a day mark, is first recorded on the circa 1907 Ordnance Survey map. Built to accompany a second, earlier, day mark 65 metres to the west, probably to create a navigation line.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 487 513
Map Sheet:SX45SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWembury
Civil ParishWembury
DistrictSouth Hams

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DAY MARK (Built, XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1907 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 7 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

A pillar, most probably a day mark, is first recorded on the circa 1907 Ordnance Survey map. Built to accompany a second, earlier, day mark 65 metres to the west, probably to create a navigation line.


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

Pillar marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #4174 ]
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 7.

Associated Monuments

MDV121060Related to: Ramscliff Point Day Mark, Wembury (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2018 9:28AM