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HER Number:MDV121755
Name:Embankment at North Ward Farm, Bere Ferrers

Summary

Embankment around inside of a bend in the River Tamar. The bank encloses low lying land around Ward which was reclaimed by the time of the circa 1880 Ordnance Survey map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 429 686
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FLOOD DEFENCES (Built, Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Embankment shown, enclosing low lying land around Ward just within the High Water mark of Ordinary Tides.


Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 150 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

A large man-made embankment forms the southern bank of the Tamar and encloses an area of low-lying land that was reclaimed and improved from the intertidal area by the circa 1880 Ordnance Survey map.


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

Embankment and drain shown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111127 ]
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 150.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 5 2018 3:01PM