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HER Number:MDV75844
Name:Western Entrance Yard to Poole Farm

Summary

16th or 17th century western entrance yard to Poole Farm shown on 19th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 816 453
Map Sheet:SX84NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSlapton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSLAPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DRIVE (XV to XIX - 1500 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Wide entrance yard shown on 19th century map to the west of Pool Farm. Two small curving enclosures are shown on either side of the entrance with a small rectangular building adjoining the eastern side of the southern enclosure.


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


Waterhouse, R., 2007, Pool Farm, Slapton: An Archaeological Appraisal, 7-8 (Report - Assessment). SDV343267.

Rectangular walled area which formed the earlier, 16th or 17th century, approach to Pool Farm from the Medieval road to the west. The yard had curving wing walls fronting the lane added in the early 19th century. The 19th century map shows a single fir tree inside each small enclosure.

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).
SDV343267Report - Assessment: Waterhouse, R.. 2007. Pool Farm, Slapton: An Archaeological Appraisal. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7-8.

Associated Monuments

MDV75822Related to: Gatehouse Lodge west of Poole Farm (Monument)
MDV8354Related to: Poole Farmstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4557 - Poole Farm Appraisal

Date Last Edited:Oct 12 2009 10:42AM