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HER Number:MDV32741
Name:Tapeley Park, Milestone

Summary

19th century milestone seven miles from Barnstaple to the west of Tapeley Park Garden

Location

Grid Reference:SS 469 292
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWestleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWESTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/142

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILESTONE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Milestone shown as 'M.S Barnstaple 7' on 19th century map on the west side of the road to the west of Tapeley Park.


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


Ordnance Survey, 1938, 12SE. Revision of 1903 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV335646.

'Milestone Barnstaple 7' shown on 1938 map.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, SS42NE (Cartographic). SDV337852.

'Milestone' shown on 1963 map.


Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1992, Preliminary Archaeological Assessment, Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV18873.


Jenkinson, T., January 2007, Barnstaple to Bideford (A39 and B3233) (Report - Survey). SDV338872.

Milestone erected circa 1879 at Zeta Berth about 200 meters north of the entrance to Tapeley Park Garden against a wire fence on the west side of the road. The legend reads '7/Barum/'. The stone has been clipped and the paint in the legend has yellowed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV18873Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1992. Preliminary Archaeological Assessment, Taw-Torridge Tidal Waters Improvements. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 92.32. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV335646Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 12SE. Revision of 1903 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. 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).
SDV337852Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SS42NE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV338872Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. January 2007. Barnstaple to Bideford (A39 and B3233). Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 31 2007 10:15AM