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HER Number:MDV1740
Name:Fire Beacon on Beacon Hill, Caulston

Summary

The site of a fire Beacon on Beacon Hill is also intimated by field name evidence on the Holbeton parish tithe apportionment of approximately 1838-48, including Great Beacon Field (Plot 70); Little Beacon Hill (Plot 71); Middle Beacon Field (Plot 69) and Lower Beacon Field (Plot 63).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 469
Map Sheet:SX54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton and Noss
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLBETON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX54NE/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEACON (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Maps and Apportionments (Website). SDV349463.

The site of a fire Beacon on Beacon Hill is also intimated by field name evidence on the Holbeton parish tithe apportionment of approximately 1838-48, including Great Beacon Field (Plot 70); Little Beacon Hill (Plot 71); Middle Beacon Field (Plot 69) and Lower Beacon Field (Plot 63).


Russell, P., 1955, Fire Beacons in Devon (Article in Serial). SDV336138.

Membland beacon hill. About 91m above sea level. Os 1" map.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980, SX54NE5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV149753.

Membland Beacon Hill is shown as an Elizabethan beacon on Russell's map. (TDA 87, 1955, 280 map Russell, P.)

Beacon. Memland Beacon Hill about 91m above sea level (DCC SMR South Hams printout 18/10/1985).


Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

The site of a fire Beacon on Beacon Hill is also intimated by field name evidence on the Holbeton parish tithe apportionment of approximately 1838-48, including Great Beacon Field (Plot 70); Little Beacon Hill (Plot 71); Middle Beacon Field (Plot 69) and Lower Beacon Field (Plot 63).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149753Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980. SX54NE5. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV336138Article in Serial: Russell, P.. 1955. Fire Beacons in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 87. A5 Hardback.
SDV349463Website: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Maps and Apportionments. http://devon.gov.uk. Website.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2018 4:17PM