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HER Number:MDV106915
Name:Ashburton Fire Station, Eastern Road


Fire station opened in 1965, replacing the station on East Street. The neighboring Police Station was built at the same time.


Grid Reference:SX 762 703
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIRE STATION (XX - 1965 AD to 1965 AD (Between))

Full description

Hands, S. + Webb, P., 2004, The Book of Ashburton. Pictorial History of a Dartmoor Stannery Town, 55 (Monograph). SDV356598.

The fire station opened in April 1965 in a new building built along with the Police Station in Eastern Road.

Hale, K., 2014, Fire Station Details (Website). SDV356593.

Images from 1991, 2007 and 2011 of this fire station.

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

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66427 ]
SDV356593Website: Hale, K.. 2014. Fire Station Details. http://www.firestations.org.uk/Station_Details.php?stn=Chagford%20fire%20station&lat=50.67569442&lon=-3.83694442. Website.
SDV356598Monograph: Hands, S. + Webb, P.. 2004. The Book of Ashburton. Pictorial History of a Dartmoor Stannery Town. The Book of Ashburton. Hardback Volume. 55.

Associated Monuments

MDV106917Related to: Ashburton Police Station, Eastern Road (Building)
MDV106918Related to: Old Ashburton Fire Station, East Road (Building)
MDV90506Related to: The Old Fire Station, Ashburton (Building)
MDV23254Related to: Town Hall, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 2 2014 1:03PM