MDE20625 - The Old Smithy, Barton Gate (Building)


The smithy dates to the 19th Century.

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A smithy is depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at SS 6880 4128. [1] The site is shown as the meeting place for several routes on the Tithe Map for Challacombe, with no buildings shown here. [2] The building is labelled on the six inch 2nd Edition map and the six inch 1963 map. [3,4] The 2018 MasterMap data depicts the building, which is now labelled "The Old Smithy". [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: 1839. Challacombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, Devon 6SE.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #46406 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 6880 4128 (24m by 21m)
Map sheet SS64SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31566
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/160

Record last edited

Dec 9 2019 2:25PM


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