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HER Number:MDV312
Name:Dolton Beacon, Ashreigney

Summary

Site of beacon at Dolton.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 586 140
Map Sheet:SS51SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshreigney
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHREIGNEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS51SE/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEACON (Late Medieval - 1401 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Dolton Beacon' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Russell, P., 1955, Fire Beacons in Devon, 282 (15a) (Article in Serial). SDV336138.

Beacon Cross, Dolton. 618 feet (188 metres) above sea level. The cross road east of Beaford is so marked.


Devon County Council, 2000, Fire Beacons: Warning Signals across the Countryside (Monograph). SDV320945.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320945Monograph: Devon County Council. 2000. Fire Beacons: Warning Signals across the Countryside. Fire Beacons: Warning Signals across the Countryside. A4 Unbound.
SDV336138Article in Serial: Russell, P.. 1955. Fire Beacons in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 87. A5 Hardback. 282 (15a).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 26 2013 3:44PM