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HER Number:MDV75357
Name:Sand Wharf, Mead Farm, Welcombe

Summary

Nineteenth century map shows a 'Sand Wharf', where sand removed from the shore would have been stored prior to being spread on the fields

Location

Grid Reference:SS 221 179
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWelcombe
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WHARF (Unknown date)

Full description

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Tithe Map/Tithe Apportionment shows a 'Sand Wharf' here, where sand removed from the shore would have been stored prior to being spread on the fields. A small structure was present in the north-east corner by 1906. Other details: 1726.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 12 2009 8:42AM