MEM24604 - Hind House, Hawkridge (Building)

Summary

The building was originally the school for the village.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Tithe Map for Hawkridge shows a small field parcel in this area but no structures. [1] The 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map depicts a building at SS 8604 3070. It is rectangular with a porch on either gable end and is situated within two small enclosures. The map labels the building as a school. [2] The building was still extant in 2018 but is now a private house. It is labelled Hind House. [3] The School was photographed in c.1900. It closed in 1955 and was subsequently converted into a house. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: 1841. Hawkridge Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <4> 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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8604 3070 (12m by 8m)
Map sheet SS83SE
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

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Record last edited

Nov 13 2018 9:37AM

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