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HER Number:MDV66260
Name:Downs, Bradninch

Summary

Downs is shown as a large farmstead on the 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. It had much reduced in size by the early 20th century and only one building plus a small pumphouse is shown on modern maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 991 046
Map Sheet:SS90SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBradninch
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRADNINCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS90SE/203

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Downs' is shown as a large farmstead on the 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, comprising a range of buildings grouped around a courtyard together with several detached buildings.


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

Only three buildings remain on the 1904-1906 map.


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

A single building together with a small pump house are shown on modern maps.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV66261Related to: Pump, Downs, Bradninch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 21 2017 9:48AM