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HER Number:MDV43259
Name:Rifle Range, Honiton

Summary

The county rifle range was constructed in the later 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 158 995
Map Sheet:SY19NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY19NE/102

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RIFLE RANGE (Constructed, XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Rifle Range marked with 100 to 600 yard markers and targets. Map object based on this source.


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

Map object also based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 1906, 70NE*, 73 (Cartographic). SDV335889.

"Rifle Range" with 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 yard markers and targets marked on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1906) map.


Ordnance Survey, 1963-1996, 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric (Cartographic). SDV350058.

The rifle range is no longer marked and residential development is shown on the site. The targets area is still depicted.


Yallop, J., 1992, Honiton in Old Photographs, 73 (Unknown). SDV350214.


Dixon, T. + Weddell, P. J., 1995, Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Honiton, East Devon, 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV338066.

The county rifle range was constructed in the later 19th century.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, 511 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.


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

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV335889Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 70NE*. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper). 73.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338066Report - Assessment: Dixon, T. + Weddell, P. J.. 1995. Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Honiton, East Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.49. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV350058Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963-1996. 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV350214Unknown: Yallop, J.. 1992. Honiton in Old Photographs. 73.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. 511.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 4 2019 10:08AM