MEM23974 - Forge, Barbrook (Monument)

Summary

The forge was destroyed in the 1952 floods.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The flood destroyed the forge at Barbrook but the cottage survived. [1] The Tithe Map for Lynton shows a building sited to the southeast of a footbridge over the river, at c. SS 7156 4769. [2] The building still appears to be shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [3] The building is no longer extant. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Monograph: Ramsay, D.. 2009. Unforgotten Exmoor: Volume 1. Rare Books and Berry. 1. 23.
  • <2> Map: 1840. Lynton and Lynmouth Parish Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #43999 Site of forge?, ]
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7157 4768 (point)
Map sheet SS74NW
Historic Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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  • None recorded

Record last edited

Feb 5 2018 11:35AM

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