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HER Number:MDV18340
Name:Hartland Quay

Summary

Built in the late 16th century, probably by William Abbot of Hartland Abbey. It was originally served by a steep road which led directly down from the cliff-tops. The head of the pier was washed away in 1887.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 223 248
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/27

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUAY (Built, XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Pier marked.


Chope, R. P., 1928-1929, Hartland Quay Bank, 241-242 (Article in Serial). SDV21940.

Hartland Quay. The pier was finished in the late 16th century, it was probably built by William Abbot of Hartland Abbey. It was originally served by a steep road which led directly down from the cliff-tops. The head of the pier was washed away in 1887. 19th century illustrations including one on a local bank note are reproduced. A limekiln was situated on the quay - SS22SW/28. Other details: Plates.


Bickford, J. A. R., 1947-1949, Hartland Quay, 262 (Article in Serial). SDV21939.

The first reference to 'Mr. Abbott's Key' is in 1602-1603. In 1629-1630 it was repaired, and again in 1729.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 702 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 355 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Built in the late 16th century, probably by William Abbot of Hartland Abbey. It was originally served by a steep road which led directly down from the cliff-tops. The head of the pier was washed away in 1887.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV21939Article in Serial: Bickford, J. A. R.. 1947-1949. Hartland Quay. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 23. 262.
SDV21940Article in Serial: Chope, R. P.. 1928-1929. Hartland Quay Bank. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 241-242.
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. No. 702.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 355.

Associated Monuments

MDV102052Parent of: Remains of Pier Wall at Hartland Quay (Monument)
MDV51990Related to: Hartland Quay Pier (Monument)
MDV18341Related to: Limekiln, Hartland Quay (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 5 2019 3:07PM