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HER Number:MDV39730
Name:Old school in Bridford Barton


The school in Bridford was built at a cost of £500 and accommodated 85 when it opened in 1878. Depicted on the historic maps from the late 19th century to mid-20th century. Closed as a school in 1953. Building now serves as the village hall.


Grid Reference:SX 814 863
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/147

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SCHOOL (XIX - 1876 AD to 1878 AD (Between))
  • VILLAGE HALL (Altered, XX - 1953 AD to 1960 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'School' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.

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

'Hall' is shown on the mid-20th century (1963) historic map.

Bridford Parish Council, 2017, Bridford Village, http://www.bridfordvillage.co.uk/about-bridford/bridford-history/ (Website). SDV360270.

The school in Bridford was built at a cost of £500 and accommodated 85 when it opened in 1878.

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

Modern mapping shows this building as 'Bridford Village Hall'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360270Website: Bridford Parish Council. 2017. Bridford Village. http://www.bridfordvillage.co.uk/. Website. http://www.bridfordvillage.co.uk/about-bridford/bridford-history/.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90443 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2018 2:25PM