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HER Number:MDV73995
Name:Former Building Near Belle Cross, Dodbrooke

Summary

Rectangular building, visible on a 1940s aerial photograph, possibly with a ridged asbestos roof and a porch. Not shown on 1930s Ordnance Survey maps, possibly wartime function.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 739 446
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsbridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XX - 1930 AD to 1946 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.


Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.


Collings, A. G., 2006, Archaeological Assessment of Kingsbridge Primary School, Kingsbridge, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV339626.

A linear building, aligned east-west, was present by 1946, function unknown. The aerial photograph suggests that it possessed a ridged asbestos roof and a porch, although the latter was not depicted on the 1955 Map. The site is now occupied by the car park. Other details: Figure 2, site1; figure 8.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339626Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of Kingsbridge Primary School, Kingsbridge. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.94. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV340358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #101287 ]
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4325 - Archaeological Assessment of Kingsbridge Primary School, Kingsbridge.

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2012 10:59AM