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HER Number:MDV108624
Name:Masonic Hall on Bossell Road, Buckfastleigh


Constructed between 1905 and the late 1930s, according to cartographic evidence. This building may be at threat of demolition in 2015.


Grid Reference:SX 738 660
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FREEMASONS HALL (XX to World War II - 1905 AD to 1939 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Not depicted on the early 20th century historic map.

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Building is shown on the 1930s historic mapping so presumably was built sometime between 1905 and the late 1930s. Shown just to the north of a large rectangular building adjacent to the road.

Richards, A. F., 2014, Bossell Road Masonic Hall (Personal Comment). SDV357479.

There is currently a pre-planning application with the Authority to have this building demolished. Planning department are advising.

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

Depicted on the modern mapping beside a garage based in a much older building. The building to the south on the 1930s map is no longer shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #67978 ]
SDV357479Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2014. Bossell Road Masonic Hall. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV22908Related to: 34 and 35 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV108576Related to: Bossell Terrace, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2014 10:32AM