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HER Number:MDV118232
Name:Engine Shed, South Brent

Summary

Late 19th / early 20th century engine shed in South Brent. Constructed from red brick, it lost its original slate roof in the 1980s, due to a fire. An important feature associated with the railway in the village, it currently houses a dental surgery (2007).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 697 602
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENGINE SHED (Constructed, XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Early 20th century historic map marks this building as Goods Shed.


South Brent Parish Council and the South Brent Action and Community Group, 2007, The Village Design Statement for South Brent, 6, 24 (Report - Assessment). SDV359978.

Railway buildings of historic interest include the disused brick and weatherboard signal box and the brick Engine Shed, still with Victorian iron glazing bars. Unfortunately, the original slate roof was consumed by fire in the 1980s. It now houses the dental surgery.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #77510 ]
SDV359978Report - Assessment: South Brent Parish Council and the South Brent Action and Community Group. 2007. The Village Design Statement for South Brent. South Brent Parish Council. Digital. 6, 24.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 10 2017 3:32PM