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HER Number:MDV80206
Name:Ridgway Hill, Compton


Trackway known as Ridgeway Hill, shown on late 19th and early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps.


Grid Reference:SX 870 651
Map Sheet:SX86NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMarldon
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMARLDON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Trust SMR: 101170
  • National Trust SMR: 101188

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Unknown date)

Full description

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

Footopath shown from Ridgeway Cottage to Moles Lane.

Berry, N., 2009, Land at Compton Castle, Devon, 16-17, 65 (Report - Survey). SDV347354.

The public footpath of Ridgeway Hill continues along a curving boundary following the ridgeline east and north of Castle Barton and forming the boundary of National Trust land.The boundary following the ridge is visible from the forecourt of the castle and characteristic of deer park boundaries elsewhere. The boundary bank is on average 1.5 metres high and 3 -3.5 metres wide. It continues along the ridge to the north of National Trust land. Other details: Site Inventory map (2) 70.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107008 ]
SDV347354Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2009. Land at Compton Castle, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 16-17, 65.

Associated Monuments

MDV80207Related to: Higher and Lower Park, Compton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 28 2011 1:55PM