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HER Number:MDV105038
Name:Two Emergency Water Supply Reservoirs on Parkhill Road

Summary

Two probable Second World War Emergency Water Supply reservoirs are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946. The site has since been developed as a house and garden plot.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 924 631
Map Sheet:SX96SW
Admin AreaTorbay
Civil ParishTorbay

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EMERGENCY WATER SUPPLY (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, RAF/3G/TUD/UK223 5190-5191 12-JUL-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV352279.

Two circular structures are visible.


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

Two small structures, approximately 8 metres in diameter, are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946. They may be Emergency Water Supply reservoirs of Second World War date. They are not clearly visible on later aerial photographs and the site has since been developed as a house and garden plot.

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
SDV352279Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/3G/TUD/UK223 5190-5191 12-JUL-1946. [Mapped feature: #64501 ]

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:Oct 10 2013 2:18PM