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HER Number:MDV54970
Name:Shelter in Hillsborough Promontory Fort

Summary

Shelter built soon after the purchase of Hillsborough as a recreation ground in the late 19th century. In good condition, with new roof.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 530 476
Map Sheet:SS54NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIlfracombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54NW/142

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown in enclosed ring of conifers at this location.


Ordnance Survey, 1932, 5NW (Cartographic). SDV87053.

Shelter marked.


Walls, T., 1999 - 2000, The Archaeology of Hillsborough Ilfracombe. A Management Plan, 16, 21 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV342294.

One of three Victorian shelters within Hillsborough, just below the promontory fort earthworks. Well maintained. Other details: Figure 9.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1579 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Shelter marked on os 6" (1932/1938) map. 3 Victorian shelters exist within Hillsborough nnr: below promontory fort at given ngr; at ngr ss53254777; at ngr ss53324802. The 2 with public access are maintained while 3rd is ruinous.


Knight, S., 2009, Hillsborough New Features (Correspondence). SDV342666.

Site visited on 24/07/2009. Building has a new roof. Other details: Photograph.


Beamish, M., 2011, Archaeological Walkover Survey and LiDAR Study, Hillsborough Promontory Fort, Ilfracombe, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV348722.

Walkover survey and LiDAR survey. Shelter in broadly good state of repair. Vegetation encroaching from rear and sides.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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. 1579.
SDV342294Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, T.. 1999 - 2000. The Archaeology of Hillsborough Ilfracombe. A Management Plan. Bristol University Thesis. A4 Stapled + Digital. 16, 21.
SDV342666Correspondence: Knight, S.. 2009. Hillsborough New Features. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.
SDV348722Report - Survey: Beamish, M.. 2011. Archaeological Walkover Survey and LiDAR Study, Hillsborough Promontory Fort, Ilfracombe, Devon. University of Leicester Archaeological Services Report. 2011-121. A4 Stapled.
SDV87053Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1932. 5NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV75630Related to: Shelter in Hillsborough Promontary Fort (Monument)
MDV75628Related to: Shelter in Hillsborough Promontory Fort (Monument)
MDV75637Related to: Tree Clump near Hillsborough Promontory Fort (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2016 10:16AM