MEM23830 - Hawkridge Village Hall (Building)

Summary

The hall was constructed in 1937/8 and was the gift of Colonel Eustace Harrison, who had bought virtually the whole of the parish from the Herbert Pixton Estate.

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Full Description

The hall was constructed in 1937/8 and was the gift of Colonel Eustace Harrison, who had bought virtually the whole of the parish from the Herbert Pixton Estate. N.B. The source includes a photograph of the hall being constructed. At that time, it had a chimney at the northern end of its eastern elevation. [1] The hall is shown on aerial photographs taken in 1946-8 by the Royal Air Force. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Binding, H., Pearce, B. and Pugsley, S.. 2001. Exmoor Century: A century of change through fascinating historic and contemporary photographs of Exmoor. Exmoor Books. 65.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8605 3066 (10m by 21m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS83SE
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

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Record last edited

Apr 12 2017 8:59AM

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