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HER Number:MDV106922
Name:The Old Police House, Moretonhampstead


Police station built in 1956. Unknown closure date. Permission granted in late 2013 to demolish police house and build three properties on this site.


Grid Reference:SX 751 858
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POLICE STATION (XX - 1956 AD to 1990 AD? (Post))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1950-1954, Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV350147.

Police station depicted on the 1950s historic map.

Friend, G., 1989, Memories of Moretonhampstead, 16, 35 (Monograph). SDV347146.

Police station built here in 1956.

2013, 0383/13 (Planning Application). SDV356603.

In September 2013, permission was granted to demolish the 1950s Police Station and build three dwellings on the site. Police station closed a number of years ago; this building has had a range of uses but is currently unoccupied.

Google, 2014, Google Streetview (Website). SDV355684.

Police house and attached garage visible on the image (dated 2011). Both structures flat roofed.

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

'The Old Police House' depicted on the modern map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347146Monograph: Friend, G.. 1989. Memories of Moretonhampstead. Memories of Moretonhampstead. A4 Hardback. 16, 35.
SDV350147Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1950-1954. Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Map. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66435 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV356603Planning Application: 2013. 0383/13. Dartmoor National Park Planning Authority. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV40404Related to: 18 Fore Street, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV80257Related to: Old Police Station, 19 Fore Street (Monument)
MDV106925Related to: Police and Fire Station, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 29 2018 10:47AM