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HER Number:MDV122866
Name:Lashingcott Plantation, Alverdiscott, Devon


Lashingcott Plantation, formerly Furze Park Plantation, is clearly visible covering a large area of land on late 19th century mapping. The plantation appears to have been in use up until the late 20th century, however, modern mapping now depicts the area as a large field.


Grid Reference:SS 536 235
Map Sheet:SS52SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAlverdiscott
Civil ParishYarnscombe
Ecclesiastical ParishYARNSCOMBE
Ecclesiastical ParishALVERDISCOTT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PLANTATION (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Plot 86 is named 'Furze Park Plantation' on 1838-48 Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments.

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

The plantation appears to have expanded significantly into surrounding fields and is now marked as Lashingcott Plantation on Ordnance Survey 1880-90s First Edition mapping.

Ordnance Survey, 1963-1996, 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric (Cartographic). SDV350058.

The area is still named Lashingcott Plantation on Ordnance Survey 1963-96 National Grid Metric mapping.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

1999-2000 aerial photographs show that the area is no longer a plantation. Instead the photographs show a large field with trees on its boundaries.

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

The area is no longer named and the map depicts a large field.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350058Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963-1996. 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 21 2021 1:23PM