MDE21595 - Bridge Cottage, Brendon (Building)


The cottage is shown as a smithy on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The building is not shown on the Tithe Map for Countisbury. [1] A smithy is depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map facing the bridge to the south. [2] The smithy is also marked on the six inch 1905 2nd Edition map and the six inch 1962 map. [3,4] The building is shown in the same plan form on 2021 MasterMap data. It is now labelled "Bridge Cottage", suggesting it now has a domestic use. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: <1841. Countisbury Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, 3NE and 3SE.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #44234 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 7696 4831 (23m by 7m)
Map sheet SS74NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 54900
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/630

Record last edited

Jan 13 2021 9:12AM


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