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HER Number:MDV31799
Name:Track Along the eastern Edge of Braunton Burrows

Summary

Track running from north to south, along the eastern edge of Braunton Burrows, from Saunton to the Bideford Bar Lighthouse.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 462 349
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and structural remains of World War II military training features for D-Day Landings on Braunton Burrows

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/102
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROAD (Unknown date)

Full description

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

A track is marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Ordnance Survey, 1905, 12NE (Cartographic). SDV335644.

A track is marked, on a north-south alignment, along the eastern edge of Braunton Burrows.


Ordnance Survey, 1905, 8SW (Cartographic). SDV335631.

A track is marked, on a north-south alignment on eastern edge of Braunton Burrows .


Ordnance Survey, 1906, 12NW (Cartographic). SDV335642.

A track is shown, from Bideford Bar Lighthouse towards Broadsands.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

This track has almost disappeared in places on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1963) map.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1206 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

'Track' marked on os 6" (1905) map. This track has almost disappeared in places on os 6" (1963) map .


Passmore, A. J., 2009, Braunton Burrows Higher Level Environmental Stewardship Scheme. Archaeological Survey 2009, 2 (Report - Survey). SDV344652.


Passmore, A. + Knight, S., 2009, Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Updated Spreadsheet of Archaeological Sites (Un-published). SDV344664.

Visited 2009. NGR (centre) is probably to east of track. To north of the track from Sandy Lane car park to the dunes the line of the 'road' (better described as a track) follows current footpath. No historic metalling or boundary features visible and any fences are modern. South of the track the feature is not defined although could be represented by a grass track aligned north/south in the vicinity of J Lane (and marked on current mapping).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV335631Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 8SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV335642Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 12NW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV335644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 12NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
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. 1206.
SDV344652Report - Survey: Passmore, A. J.. 2009. Braunton Burrows Higher Level Environmental Stewardship Scheme. Archaeological Survey 2009. Exeter Archaeology Report. 09.113. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV344664Un-published: Passmore, A. + Knight, S.. 2009. Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Updated Spreadsheet of Archaeological Sites. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV11879Related to: St Anne's Chapel, Braunton Burrows (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4737 - Stewardship Scheme Archaeological Survey, Braunton Burrows

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2017 12:34PM