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HER Number:MDV73869
Name:Finger Post at Langridge Ford

Summary

Finger post at Langridge Ford

Location

Grid Reference:SS 571 223
Map Sheet:SS52SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAtherington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishATHERINGTON

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 as 'G.P' 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 Langridge Ford, approximately 1 1/2 miles south west of Atherington, on a grass verge just west of the turn to Barnstaple, leaning back under trees. It was found to be at risk of rot and vibration. The left arm was chipped, and the right arm was faded and worn. The legend read 'Torrington' on the left hand arm, 'Atherington/South Molton' on the right hand arm, 'Chapelton/Barnstaple' on the centre back, and 'Langridge Ford' on the post. Other details: Surveyed 21/5/07.

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 14 2007 12:25PM