MDE21197 - Late 19th Century footbridge southeast of railway embankment (Monument)


A foot bridge first appears on early 20th Century mapping. The water course over which it was built no longer passes through this area.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A footbridge is depicted and labelled on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The bridge is not shown on the 1st Edition map, suggesting an 1890s or early 1900s date. [2] There is no sign of the footbridge on the six inch 1963 map. [3] The water course over which it was built no longer passed through this area by the time the 2018 MasterMap data was surveyed. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, Sheet 6SE. [Mapped feature: #33709 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.



Grid reference SS 6741 4410 (point)
Map sheet SS64SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31584
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31585
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/141
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/141/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21198

Record last edited

Dec 2 2019 11:39AM


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