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HER Number:MDV106936
Name:Police Station at Orchard Meadow, Chagford


Orchard Meadow was constructed between 1951-4, replacing the Police House on New Street. Now used as a dwelling.


Grid Reference:SX 702 875
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POLICE STATION (XX - 1951 AD to 1990 AD? (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the mid-late 1950s historic map as 'County Police'.

Rice, I., 2002, The Book of Chagford. A Town Apart, 131 (Monograph). SDV356605.

New purpose-built dwelling was built at Orchard Meadow between 1951-4, replacing the Police House at 20 New Street.
These days, Chagford is policed from Okehampton.

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

2014, Old-maps.co.uk (Website). SDV356607.

1988-9 historic map shows the police station still depicted at this location.

Sources / Further Reading

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: #66450 ]
SDV356605Monograph: Rice, I.. 2002. The Book of Chagford. A Town Apart. The Book of Chagford. Hardback Volume. 131.
SDV356607Website: 2014. Old-maps.co.uk. http://www.old-maps.co.uk/maps.html. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV106935Related to: 20 New Street, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 6 2014 12:45PM