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HER Number:MDV51047
Name:Swing Bridge over Entrance to Exmouth Docks

Summary

Swing bridge over the entrance to Exmouth docks shown on 20th century mapping.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 993 807
Map Sheet:SX98SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SE/81/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SWING BRIDGE (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Swing Bridge marked on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map across entrance to Exmouth Docks.


Exeter Archaeology, 1997, Archaeological Recording of a 19th Century Tar Pit near Exmouth Docks (Report - Excavation). SDV113660.

The swing-bridge is not depicted on the 1888 25 inch Ordnance Survey map which shows a footbridge to the south.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV113660Report - Excavation: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Archaeological Recording of a 19th Century Tar Pit near Exmouth Docks. Exeter Archaeology Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #93858 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV51048Related to: Custom House at Exmouth (Building)
MDV41892Related to: Exmouth Docks (Monument)
MDV58115Related to: Site of Footbridge over Entrance to Exmouth Dock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 30 2012 2:30PM