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HER Number:MDV125645
Name:Peppercombe Lear, Parkham

Summary

Peppercombe Lear marked on late 19th century Ordnance Survey map and later 2019 Getmapping. Aerial images show channel circa 100 metres long x 20 metres wide cut through foreshore rock platforms allowing landing of lime to nearby limekiln. Lear reportedly West Country dialect word for channel.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 379 243
Map Sheet:SS32SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishParkham
DistrictTorridge

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LANDING STAGE (XVIII to XX - 1800 AD to 1906 AD (Between))

Full description

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Peppercombe Lear marked on late 19th century Ordnance Survey map. Aerial images show channel circa 100 metres long x 20 metres wide cut through foreshore rock platforms allowing landing of lime to nearby limekiln. Lear reportedly West Country dialect word for channel.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Peppercombe Lear marked on late 19th century Ordnance Survey map and later 2019 Getmapping. Aerial images show channel circa 100 metres long x 20 metres wide cut through foreshore rock platforms allowing landing of lime to nearby limekiln. Lear reportedly West Country dialect word for channel.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117359 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 2 2019 1:11PM