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HER Number:MDV72932
Name:Rifle range at Rix, Tiverton

Summary

Site of a rifle range shown on late 19th and early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 952 139
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RIFLE RANGE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A V-shaped Rifle Range is shown, with butts at 300 and 600 yards, and meeting just to the north of Castle Gate House.

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

'Rifle Range (Disused)' shown.

Doggett, N., 1983, The North Devon Link Road (Stage One). Sampford Peverell to Tiverton, F.26 (Un-published). SDV363254.

The line of the rifle range was cut by the North Devon Link Road. Shown as disused on the 1905 25 inch Ordance Survey map, no trace of the range remained on the ground.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #100328 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2019 10:25AM