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HER Number:MDV16474
Name:Turnpike Road, Bideford to Gammaton Moor Cross

Summary

Bideford section of turnpike road to Great Torrington, known to be in use in 1828. Operated by the Barnstaple Turnpike Trust, created in 1763 and closed down in 1879.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 473 254
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/68

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOLL ROAD (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

West end of road marked 'Torrington Lane'. Map object based on this source.


Rogers, W. H. H., 1942, Barnstaple Turnpike Trust, 145-6 (Article in Serial). SDV13579.

Turnpike road running from Bideford Bridge, through Weare Giffard and Huntshaw to Great Torrington, known to be in use in 1828. Operated by the Barnstaple Turnpike Trust which closed down in 1879.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13579Article in Serial: Rogers, W. H. H.. 1942. Barnstaple Turnpike Trust. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 74. A5 Hardback. 145-6.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV34058Related to: Milepost, Gammaton Road (Monument)
MDV16847Related to: Tollhouse, Bideford Bridge (Monument)
MDV16473Related to: Torrington Lane Toll House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2019 9:32AM