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HER Number:MDV75095
Name:The Old Nurseries

Summary

Site of former nurseries, in use in early 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 733 448
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsbridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSBRIDGE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NURSERY GARDEN (XIX to World War II - 1880 AD to 1939 AD (Between))

Full description

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

One large and 2 small greenhouses shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Several large greenhouses shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

'Nurseries' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1970, SX7244-7344 (Cartographic). SDV341978.

'Kingsbridge Nurseries' shown.


Steinmetzer, M., 2008, Archaeological Trench Evaluation at The Old Nurseries, Kingsbridge (Report - Evaluation). SDV341974.

The Old Nurseries lies at the north end of the historic town of Kingsbridge. The site is shown as an orchard by 1841, with a property and nursery added by 1885. No features or dating evidence was found to indicate post-medieval or earlier archaeological activity within the site. The remains of a 20th century greenhouse, shown on the 1955 Ordnance Survey map, were uncovered running parallel with Trench 1. Other details: Plan, photographs.


Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital. [Mapped feature: #102278 ]
SDV341974Report - Evaluation: Steinmetzer, M.. 2008. Archaeological Trench Evaluation at The Old Nurseries, Kingsbridge. Exeter Archaeology. 6421. A4 stapled + Digital.
SDV341978Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1970. SX7244-7344. National Grid Plans 1:2500. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV75094Parent of: Former Greenhouse at The Old Nurseries (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4450 - Archaeological Trench Evaluation at The Old Nurseries, Kingsbridge

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2012 9:57AM