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HER Number:MDV121060
Name:Ramscliff Point Day Mark, Wembury

Summary

A pillar, most probably a day mark, is first recorded in this location on the circa 1880 Ordnance Survey map. Originally, a lone feature, a second day mark was built 65 metres to the east by the circa 1907 Ordnance Survey map, probably to create a navigation line.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 486 513
Map Sheet:SX45SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWembury
DistrictSouth Hams

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DAY MARK (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 6 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

A pillar, most probably a day mark, is first recorded on the circa 1880 Ordnance Survey map. Originally, a lone feature, a second day mark was built 65 metres to the east by the circa 1907 Ordnance Survey map, 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: #4176 ]
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 6.

Associated Monuments

MDV121051Related to: Rams Cliff Day Mark, Wembury (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2018 9:27AM