MDE21163 - Crossing place at Church Coombe (Monument)


A footbridge is marked on historic mapping. It may or may not be the one shown on current (2013) mapping but a ford was also marked at this site on maps dating from 1962.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps and the 1903 6 inch map show a footbridge at this location. [1-3] The 1962 map shows a footbridge is present at the site (possibly the same structure) but a ford is also marked. [4] A ford and footbridge are currently shown at the site. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1903/38. 6 Inch: 1903-38. 1:10560. Sheet 7NW.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments.



Grid reference SS 7466 4653 (point)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31506
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/192

Record last edited

May 31 2013 9:44AM


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