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HER Number:MDV19043
Name:Gypsy Lane, Abbotsham

Summary

Lane referred to in a boundary deed of about 1174.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 413 258
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
Civil ParishAlwington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/20

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (First mentioned, XII - 1174 AD to 1174 AD)

Full description

Finberg, H. P. R., 1942 - 1946, The Bounds of Abbotsham, 201-202 (Article in Serial). SDV5425.

Gypsy Lane, referred to as "The Giant's Way" in a boundary deed of about 1174. Transcription of deed with vernacular description of boundary.


Meade, H. M., 1988, Untitled Source (Correspondence). SDV12463.

Gipsy Lane. Information by Mr M. Turner that this lane was used for the transport of lime from the lime kiln at Greencliff, through Westacott (marked as Spurland on 1889 on a very large map in possession of Mr Turner) to Abbotsham Cross and thence to Buckland Brewer .


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 136 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV12463Correspondence: Meade, H. M.. 1988. Amendments to Parish Checklist. Letter.
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. 136.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82399 ]
SDV5425Article in Serial: Finberg, H. P. R.. 1942 - 1946. The Bounds of Abbotsham. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 22. Unknown. 201-202.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 8:36AM