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HER Number:MDV31858
Name:Milestone Southeast of Burland House

Summary

Milestone marked on historic and modern mapping

Location

Grid Reference:SS 545 411
Map Sheet:SS54SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMarwood
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54SW/108

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (Modern to XXI - 1751 AD to 2100 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A milestone is marked as 'MS Barnstaple 6' on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

A milestone is marked as 'M.S. Barnstaple 6' on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Ordnance Survey, 1905, 9NW (Cartographic). SDV67182.

'MS Barnstaple 6' is shown on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.


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

'MS' is shown on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1963) map.


Exeter Archaeology, 2005, Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon, 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV340799.

Milestone on the 1829 turnpike road. Nineteenth century or earlier. Other details: Site 28.


Jenkinson, T., 2007, Barnstaple to Ilfracombe B3230 (Report - Survey). SDV338882.

A milestone (circa 1879) located in the bank, on the east side of the road to Bittadon and Church Farm. It was found to be leaning back, worn and part sunk. It's legend read '6/BARUM'.
There are relatively few milestones surviving on the route of the B3230, from Barnstaple to Ilfracombe. The road was built in c.1827, but the markers date from 1879 and were set at the roadside just prior to the closure of the Barnstaple Turnpike Trust, each bearing the medieval Latin name for the town of 'BARUM'. Other details: Surveyed 22/11/2006.


Ordnance Survey, 2007, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV337643.

A milestone is marked as 'MS' on the Ordnance Survey MasterMap.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337643Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2007. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV338882Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Barnstaple to Ilfracombe B3230. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV340799Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.
SDV67182Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 9NW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4404 - Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of Proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon

Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2008 10:39AM