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HER Number:MDV73847
Name:Finger Post on Wrafton Road

Summary

Iron finger post on the old Barnstaple to Braunton road

Location

Grid Reference:SS 489 364
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINGER POST (Modern to XXI - 1751 AD to 2100 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A guide post is marked as 'G.P' on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Jenkinson, T., 2007, Barnstaple to Ilfracombe A361 and Old Road (Report - Survey). SDV338891.

An iron finger post (c.1930), with a pyramidal finial, located on the old Barnstaple to Braunton road, by Locks Cross, on a verge, on the west side of the road. It was found to be in a good condition, with black letters on a white background, with black bands on the post. It's legend read 'Barnstaple 5' on the left hand arm, 'Saunton 3/ Ilfracombe 8' on the right hand arm, and 'DCC' on the finial. Other details: Surveyed 4/3/2006.


Ordnance Survey, 2007, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV337643.

A guide post is marked as 'GP' on the Ordnance Survey MasterMap.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337643Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2007. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV338891Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Barnstaple to Ilfracombe A361 and Old Road. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2007 3:24PM