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HER Number:MDV122370
Name:Higher Pit Close and Lower Pit Close, Braunton, Devon

Summary

Early 19th century fields named Higher Pit Close and Lower Pit Close. Early 21st century mapping shows that the fields are still visible.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 449 380
Map Sheet:SS43NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 2531

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIT (XIX to XXI - 1838 AD to 2018 AD (Pre))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Fields called Higher Pit Close and Lower Pit Close, plots 22 and 23, on 1838-48 Tithe Map.


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

Field boundaries still visible on Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition mapping.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Fields called 'Higher Pit Close' and 'Lower Pit Close' on 1840 Tithe Apportionment and c. 1840 Tithe Map (plot Nos 22 and 23).


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Field boundaries still present on 2015-17 aerial photographs.


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

Fields are depicted on 2018 Ordnance Survey mapping and match the boundaries outlined on the Tithe map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112332 ]
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2018 11:59AM