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HER Number:MDV105035
Name:Peaked Tor Cove Minewatchers Post, Torquay

Summary

The Second World War Extended Defence Officer's Post (Minewatchers Post) is visible as a structure on aerial photographs between 1946 and 2006.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 921 628
Map Sheet:SX96SW
Admin AreaTorbay
Civil ParishTorbay

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1427784
  • Torbay HER: MTO55663

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINEWATCHERS POST (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, RAF/3G/TUD/UK223 5095-5096 12-JUL-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352279.

A small roughly square building is visible as a structure.


Next Perspectives, 2006, Pan Government Agreement Aerial Photograph, Next Perspectives PGA Imagery SX9262 03-JUN-2006 (Aerial Photograph). SDV351300.

A small roughly square building is visible as a structure.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2013-2014, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV351146.

The Minewatcher’s Post is visible as a small structure on aerial photographs between 1946 and 2006. It appears to have a central raised or elevated section to the roof.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351146Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2013-2014. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV351300Aerial Photograph: Next Perspectives. 2006. Pan Government Agreement Aerial Photograph. Pan Government Agreement Aerial Photographs. Digital. Next Perspectives PGA Imagery SX9262 03-JUN-2006. [Mapped feature: #64498 ]
SDV352279Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/3G/TUD/UK223 5095-5096 12-JUL-1946.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6127 - Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey National Mapping Programme (NMP) for South-West England - South Coast Devon (Ref: ACD618)

Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2014 2:36PM