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HER Number:MDV57769
Name:Bidna Wells

Summary

Two wells shown at Bidna on the 19th & early 20th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SS 461 295
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/265

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WELL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of a well shown as 'W' on the 19th century map circa 75 meters to the west of Bidna. The well is shown as a small circular feature with two small adjoining buildings to the south. Another water feature is shown as 'S' for spring to the west of the farm buildings to the north of Bidna.


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

The spring shown on the 19th century map to the west of Bidna farmstead is shown as a well & marked 'W' on the early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1938, 12SW. Revision of 1932 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV335645.

Two wells marked 1938) map at Bidna.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, SS42NE (Cartographic). SDV337852.

Not visible on 1963 map.


Exeter Archaeology, 2006, Archaeological Assessment of the Appledore Fish Dock, Appledore, Northam, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV338648.

Other details: Site 16.


Ordnance Survey, 2007, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV337643.

The well buildings to the west of Bidna & extended to the north are shown as 'Bidna Cottage' on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV335645Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 12SW. Revision of 1932 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337643Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2007. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV337852Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SS42NE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV338648Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of the Appledore Fish Dock, Appledore, Northam. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.103. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.

Associated Monuments

MDV24328Related to: Bidna House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4241 - Appledore Fish Dock, Northam

Date Last Edited:Jul 10 2007 8:26AM