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HER Number:MDV80444
Name:Pond, Cloakham Lawn, Axminster

Summary

Site of large pond, Cloakham Lawn. Visible on the Axminster 1840 tithe map.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 301 992
Map Sheet:SY39NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POND (XVIII to XX - 1779 AD to 1999 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Axminster 1840 Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV347574.

Tithe map depicts large pond within grounds of Cloakham Lawn.


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

Pond shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Map object based on this Source.


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

Pond visible on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

The shape of the pond is still visible but much of it looks filled in.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Pond is no longer visible.


Blackwell, R., 2009, Cloakham Lawns, Axminster, Devon: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 11, Fig, 5, 6, 7, 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV347557.

A number of small areas of ornamental plantation were established within the park and a pond is also depicted on the 1840 tithe map. Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
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).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV347557Report - Assessment: Blackwell, R.. 2009. Cloakham Lawns, Axminster, Devon: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 08205. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11, Fig, 5, 6, 7, 8.
SDV347574Cartographic: 1840. Axminster 1840 Tithe Map. Tithe Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV45770Related to: Cloakham Lawn, Axminster (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2012 2:39PM