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HER Number:MDV122913
Name:Ruined building north of Westcott, Bridford


Depicted on the Tithe Map, this structure is said to be ruined (2018), may have served as a smithy. Potentially associated with area of quarrying to the east (MDV53215).


Grid Reference:SX 789 872
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BLACKSMITHS WORKSHOP? (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Small, square building is depicted on the Bridford Tithe Map; 44 on the apportionment ('Cleave', part of the Middle Westcott estate).

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction. May be associated with the area of quarrying to the east (MDV53215) as tracks are shown leading directly to the quarry.

Richards, A. F., 2018, Information on ruined building at SX78928722 (Personal Comment). SDV361762.

Information from a local landowner suggests that this building (which is apparently ruined), may have served as a smithy.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113357 ]
SDV361762Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2018. Information on ruined building at SX78928722. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV53215Related to: Quarry in Westcott Wood, Bridford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2018 10:43AM