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HER Number:MDV21667
Name:Weir at Bridford Bridge

Summary

Weir just downstream of Bridford Bridge. Swete depicts the weir, in an illustration of Bridford Bridge, as a low line of rounded boulders piled irregularly upon one another.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 834 872
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBridford
Civil ParishDoddiscombsleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/72

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (XX to XXI - 1901 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Swete, R. J. (Revd), 1792-1801, 564M 'Picturesque Sketches of Devon' by Reverend John Swete, F13/125, 7/157, 7/1 (Record Office Collection). SDV337942.

illustrations of the weir just below Bridford Bridge.


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

Weir is depicted on the early 20th century map (but not on the late 19th century First Edition).


Swete, J. (ed. Gray T. + Rowe, M.), 2000, Travels in Georgian Devon. The Illustrated Journals of the Reverend John Swete. Vol. 4, 28-29 (Monograph). SDV339713.

The weir is shown in one of Swete's illustrations of Bridford Bridge as a low line of rounded boulders across the river just below the bridge, piled rather irregularly upon one another.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337942Record Office Collection: Swete, R. J. (Revd). 1792-1801. 564M 'Picturesque Sketches of Devon' by Reverend John Swete. Devon Record Office Collection. Unknown + Digital. F13/125, 7/157, 7/1.
SDV339713Monograph: Swete, J. (ed. Gray T. + Rowe, M.). 2000. Travels in Georgian Devon. The Illustrated Journals of the Reverend John Swete. Vol. 4. Travels in Georgian Devon. The Illustrated Journals of the Reverend John Sw. 4. Hardback Volume. 28-29.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83166 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2012 11:15AM