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HER Number:MDV27190
Name:Footbridge, Membury Court

Summary

A small, stone rubble footbridge, probably of 18th century date.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 264 037
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20SE/2/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

English Heritage, 15/01/2015, Survey to Amend and Update Membury Court and Surrounding Buildings and Structures (Correspondence). SDV357671.

English Heritage are undertaking a survey to look at amending and updating the entries for Membury Court and surrounding buildings and structures on the National Heritage List for England.


Department of Environment, 1984, 62: Part of East Devon, 117 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV326854.

Bridge immediately south of Membury Court, Bedlam Lane. Footbridge over stream in front of Membury Court. Probably 18th century. Stone rubble.


English Heritage, 20/02/2015, Bridge immediately south of Membury Court, Membury, Axminster (Correspondence). SDV357896.

English Heritage has completed our initial assessment of the bridge to consider whether its entry on the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest should be revised.

The footbridge crosses a brook to the south of the house, and is probably of C18 date. A bridge is shown on the First Edition Ordnance Survey Map of 1889.

A footbridge, probably of C18 date.

MATERIALS: rubble stone with one arch rebuilt in brick.

DESCRIPTION: a small footbridge over the stream in front of Membury Court. It has two small segmental arches. There are no parapets.


Thorp, J., 2003, Membury Court, 150013 (Ground Photograph). SDV352186.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Bridge immediately south of Membury Court.

Footbridge. Probably 18th century. Small footbridge over stream in front of Membury Court. Stone rubble. Two small segmental arches, one arch rebuilt in brick. There are no parapets.


Historic England, 2015, Membury Court Project Decision Notifications: Footbridge (Correspondence). SDV358641.

After examining all the records and other relevant information and having carefully considered the
architectural and historic interest of this case, the bridge south of Membury Court continues to merit listing at Grade II, and an amended description should be issued.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION
An amendment for the bridge south of Membury Court, Membury, Devon, a C18/C19 footbridge is
recommended for amendment for the following principal reasons:
* Clarity: to more fully describe the building and articulate its special interest in line with current
practice.


Historic England, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV358087.

See list description for full details.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV326854List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. 62: Part of East Devon. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 117.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85640 ]
SDV352186Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Membury Court. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. 150013.
SDV357671Correspondence: English Heritage. 15/01/2015. Survey to Amend and Update Membury Court and Surrounding Buildings and Structures. Asssess Building for Amending. Digital.
SDV357896Correspondence: English Heritage. 20/02/2015. Bridge immediately south of Membury Court, Membury, Axminster. Completed Assessment. Digital.
SDV358087National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV358641Correspondence: Historic England. 2015. Membury Court Project Decision Notifications: Footbridge. Notification of Designation Decision. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV104858Part of: Membury Court (Building)
MDV73004Related to: Datestone on Mounting Block, Membury Court (Monument)
MDV1928Related to: Farmhouse, Membury Court (Building)
MDV5621Related to: Former Chapel and Cider House, Membury Court (Building)
MDV53858Related to: Linhay, Membury Court (Building)
MDV73003Related to: Mounting Block, Membury Court (Monument)
MDV27188Related to: Open Fronted Shelter, Membury Court (Monument)
MDV53860Related to: Pigsty, Membury Court (Monument)
MDV53859Related to: Riding Horse Stable and Trap House, Membury Court (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2015 8:36AM