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HER Number:MDV123125
Name:Middle Ford Bridge, Belstone

Summary

Middle Ford bridge of steel with a timber road was designed to carry light military vehicles and replaced the earlier ford

Location

Grid Reference:SX 598 912
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBelstone
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD
Ecclesiastical ParishBELSTONE
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (XIX to XX - 1900 AD to 1950 AD)
  • FORD (XIX to XX - 1900 AD to 1950 AD)

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Ford visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

'Middle Ford' shown on historic map as a possible bridge.


Francis, P., 2002, Okehampton Artillery Range, 16 (Report - Survey). SDV359222.

The bridge at Middle Ford was designed to carry light vehicles and consists of steel girders supporting a timber road


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

Bridge at 'Middle Ford' shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359222Report - Survey: Francis, P.. 2002. Okehampton Artillery Range. A4 Comb Bound. 16.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113635 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 18 2019 9:50AM