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HER Number:MDV73854
Name:Finger Post at Torrington Cross

Summary

Finger Post at Torrington Cross

Location

Grid Reference:SS 669 256
Map Sheet:SS62NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChittlehampton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHITTLEHAMHOLT

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

A guide post is marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


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.


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

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


Jenkinson, T., 2007, South Molton to Great Torrington B3227 / South Molton to Head Barton B3226 (Report - Survey). SDV338914.

A finger post (c.1930s) located at Torrington Cross, on the grass verge in a hedge, on the north side of the road. It was found to be in poor condition, with most of the arms rusting, including the central post. It's legend read 'Chittlehamton' on the left hand arm, 'South Molton 3/ B3227' on the right hand arm, 'B3227/Umberleigh 4/Torrington' on the centre, and 'Torrington/???' on the post. Arms were noted as missing on 11/6/2007, and it was reported as broken on 24/7/2007. Other details: Surveyed 12/10/2005.

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).
SDV337643Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2007. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV338914Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. South Molton to Great Torrington B3227 / South Molton to Head Barton B3226. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 7 2007 3:42PM