MDE21044 - Post-medieval footbridge and ford at Milltown (Monument)

Summary

The features are shown on historic mapping. They appear to have been replaced by a road bridge at some stage in the 20th Century.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A footbridge is shown on the six inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The bridge is also shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition map. It appears to be to the west of ford, although the site has been somewhat obscured by the depiction of a tree. [2] It appears that the bridge and ford have been replaced by a road bridge at some time during the 20th Century. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, 2SE.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46760 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 21 October 2020.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6556 4782 (30m by 31m)
Map sheet SS64NE
Civil Parish MARTINHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31059
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/75

Record last edited

Jul 21 2021 2:57PM

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