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HER Number:MDV106732
Name:Drill Hall, Somerset Place, Teignmouth


Drill hall shown on mid-19th century map.


Grid Reference:SX 939 728
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DRILL HALL (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, Towns 1855-95 1:500 (Cartographic). SDV348147.

'Drill Hall (Volunteer)' marked.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Building shown but not marked.

2014, The Drill Hall Project - Charting a Neglected Legacy, Teignmouth (Website). SDV356480.

Kelly's Directory, 1889 and 1893, records 'H Company 1st Volunteer Battalion (Exeter & South Devon) Devonshire Regiment Somerset Place'.
In 1914 it records '5th (Prince of Wales's) Battalion Devonshire Regiment (Teignmouth detachment of F Co.); Drill hall, Somerset place.'

Dick, A. M., 2014, Untitled Source, Drill Hall (Personal Comment). SDV356492.

It is unclear how this building relates to the Athanaeum Drill Hall on the opposite side of the road, or to the reported military use of the nearby Devonshire Arms.

Geograph, 2014, WW1 Great War Centenary - Drill Halls, Teignmouth (Website). SDV356507.

Somerset Place
Ammunition Column 4 Wessex Brigade Royal Field Artillery drill station
1 Wessex Divisional Field Ambulance C Section RAMC
5th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment (F Company)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Towns 1855-95 1:500. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66251 ]
SDV356480Website: 2014. The Drill Hall Project - Charting a Neglected Legacy. www.drillhalls.org. Website. Teignmouth.
SDV356492Personal Comment: Dick, A. M.. 2014. Drill Hall.
SDV356507Website: Geograph. 2014. WW1 Great War Centenary - Drill Halls. www.geograph.org.uk/article/WW1-Great-War-Centenary---Drill-Halls. Website. Teignmouth.

Associated Monuments

MDV84658Related to: Devon Arms Hotel, Northumberland Place, Teignmouth (Building)
MDV17777Related to: The Athenaeum, Teignmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2014 12:50PM