MDE20662 - Whitefield Bridge (Monument)

Summary

A bridge and ford are shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A ford is marked on the six inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] It is not shown on the six inch (1962) map. [2] Whitefield Bridge (possibly a footbridge as very narrow, although not indicated as such) to the north of a ford indicated on 25 inch 1st Edition [4] and 25 inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [3,4] This former bridge and ford appears to have been replaced by the current road bridge at some time in the early to mid 20th Century. [6]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, Devon 10SE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46696 ]
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Shirley Blaylock, 23 January 2014.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7013 3575 (30m by 35m)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish HIGH BRAY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 57798
  • Devon SMR: SS73NW/595

Record last edited

Sep 9 2020 3:29PM

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