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HER Number:MDV111498
Name:Tavistock Gas Works

Summary

Site of 20th century gas works at West Bridge in Tavistock

Location

Grid Reference:SX 478 737
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GAS WORKS (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Gas works visible with two small gasometers on northern side and buildings along east and west sides. Map object based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.

Gas works shown as visible on aerial photograph, plus the addition of a larger gasometer in the adjacent field to the west. Map object based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 1963 - 1996, National Grid OS metric (Cartographic). SDV342278.

The two smaller gasometers are no longer shown.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

By the end of the 20th century the larger gasometer had also been removed.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV340358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital).
SDV342278Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963 - 1996. National Grid OS metric. National Grid OS metric. Digital.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV104286Related to: Tavistock Gas Works (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 10 2019 11:53AM