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HER Number:MDV51134
Name:Sluice near Marstage Cottage, Braunton

Summary

One of four sluices, mainly cast iron and brick, which are probably associated with the 19th century reclamation of the marshes.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 484 352
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/247

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SLUICE GATE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV81690.

Sluice of mainly cast-iron construction situated opposite Marstage Cottage, associated with 19th century reclamation of the marshes.


Sage, A. J., 1995, NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme: Summary Results of Archaeological Recording, 2 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV341047.

A record was made of the sluice gate opposite Marstage Cottage, although it was only possible to record the upper structure that was visible above the high water level. Other details: Figure 6.


Wessex Archaeology, 2007, RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV342125.

Other details: WA 182.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1199 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

One of several sluices of mainly cast-iron construction situated along route of proposed NRA tidal defence scheme. Associated with C19 reclamation of marshes.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 1199.
SDV341047Report - Watching Brief: Sage, A. J.. 1995. NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme: Summary Results of Archaeological Recording. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.67. A4 Stapled. 2.
SDV342125Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 67300.01. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV81690Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D. + Weddell, P. J.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.36. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.

Associated Monuments

MDV51128Related to: Sluice at Velator Bridge (Monument)
MDV51130Related to: Sluice at Velator Quay, Braunton (Monument)
MDV51135Related to: Sluice to east of Poyers Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4407 - NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme Summary of Archaeological Recording
  • EDV4490 - RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment
  • EDV946 - Archaeological Assessment of NRA Braunton Tidal Defence Scheme

Date Last Edited:May 10 2017 3:57PM