MEM23933 - Possible post-medieval bridge east of Battleton House (Monument)

Summary

The Tithe Map for Dulverton shows a feature that may or may not be a bridge. It does not appear on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map and presumably had been removed by the time this was surveyed.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Tithe Map for Dulverton shows an unlabelled feature crossing the River Barle at SS 9126 2754 that may or may not be a bridge. [1] It does not appear on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map and presumably had been removed by the time this was surveyed. [2] An historic photograph of the site shows a footbridge built on stone piers with railings along its span. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: 1838. Dulverton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Photograph: Thorne Brothers. Unknown. River Barle and Battleton House, Dulverton. B/W. Postcard.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9126 2754 (26m by 16m)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2021 10:16AM

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