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HER Number:MDV43037
Name:Cockpit Hill, Cullompton

Summary

The name 'Cockpit Hill' suggests cock fighting possibly took place at a location along this street.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 020 070
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/64

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COCKPIT (Unknown date)

Full description

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

'Cockpit Hill' marked.


Porter, J. H., 1986, Cockfighting in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries: From Popularity to Suppression, 66 (Article in Serial). SDV339406.

At the present time Cullompton still has its Cockpit Hill in the old part of town.


Porter, J. H., 1987, Beastly Baiting (Article in Serial). SDV349737.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339406Article in Serial: Porter, J. H.. 1986. Cockfighting in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries: From Popularity to Suppression. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 118. A5 Paperback. 66.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349737Article in Serial: Porter, J. H.. 1987. Beastly Baiting. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 36.2. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 19 2012 8:39AM