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HER Number:MDV75644
Name:Flagstaff at Hillsborough Promontory Fort

Summary

Flagstaff shown on late 19th and early 20th century maps, at northern end of Hillsborough promontory fort.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 532 480
Map Sheet:SS54NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIlfracombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FLAGPOLE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Flag staff, 'F.S' shown.


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

Flag staff, 'F.S' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1967, SS54NW (Cartographic). SDV336799.

'Post' shown.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1850 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

A flagstaff was present close to the cliff edge by 1889.


Knight, S., 2009, Hillsborough New Features (Correspondence). SDV342666.

Flagstaff shown on second edition Ordnance Survey map, at Hillsborough promontory fort.


Beamish, M., 2011, Archaeological Walkover Survey and LiDAR Study, Hillsborough Promontory Fort, Ilfracombe, Devon, fig. 14 (Report - Survey). SDV348722.

Photographed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #102724 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336799Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1967. SS54NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
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. No. 1850.
SDV342666Correspondence: Knight, S.. 2009. Hillsborough New Features. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.
SDV348722Report - Survey: Beamish, M.. 2011. Archaeological Walkover Survey and LiDAR Study, Hillsborough Promontory Fort, Ilfracombe, Devon. University of Leicester Archaeological Services Report. 2011-121. A4 Stapled. fig. 14.

Associated Monuments

MDV2211Related to: Beacon Point, Hillsborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 5 2019 12:52PM