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HER Number:MDV80179
Name:Granite Gateposts on Field Boundary


Granite gateposts set along the south-west boundary of the large field to the south of Compton Castle.


Grid Reference:SX 865 644
Map Sheet:SX86SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMarldon
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMARLDON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Trust SMR: 101140
  • National Trust SMR: 101142

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Berry, N., 2009, Land at Compton Castle, Devon, 48 (Report - Survey). SDV347354.

Single granite gatepost set in the boundary between 179 and 181 on the Tithe Map. Post is 1.5 metres high, square in section, maximum width 0.3 metres tapering slightly to the top. The opposite post is wooden and the gate is a modern metal gate. There is another granite gatepost set in a gateway about halfway along the foot of the plantation to the north-west. It is about 1.2 metres high, square section with five slots cut in the north-east face for the traditional ‘five-bar’ gate. Other details: Site Inventory map (2) 022. Map object based on this Source.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV347354Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2009. Land at Compton Castle, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 48.

Associated Monuments

MDV80180Related to: Large Boundary Bank and Track South of Castle Lane (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 21 2011 12:06PM