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HER Number:MDV110079
Name:Belgian Urn on the Den, Teignmouth

Summary

Large stone urn which was given to the town of Teignmouth by Belgian refugees of the First World War. It used to stand on the green at the junction of Regent Street and French Street but now stands on the Den alongside the bowling green.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 941 727
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Tide Project: 12/11/2021

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1975, Teignmouth Town Walk, 63 (Article in Serial). SDV352463.

On the green at the junction of Regent Street and French Street is a stone urn given by Belgian refugees of the First World War.

Watts, S., 21/02/2015, Belgian Urn (Ground Photograph). SDV357916.

Watts, S., 25/02/2015, Belgian Urn (Personal Comment). SDV357915.

Site visit 21st February 2015. The Belgian urn has been moved from its location at the junction of Regent Street and French Street and now stands on the Den alongside the bowling green.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV352463Article in Serial: Devon County Council. 1975. Teignmouth Town Walk. Devon Town Trails: European Architectural Heritage Year. Paperback Volume. 63.
SDV357915Personal Comment: Watts, S.. 25/02/2015. Belgian Urn.
SDV357916Ground Photograph: Watts, S.. 21/02/2015. Belgian Urn. Photograph (Digital).
Linked images:1

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 12 2021 11:22AM