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HER Number:MDV113552
Name:Observation Post (18) at Steeperton Tor, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Observation Post 18. One of 22 posts in Okehampton Artillery Range. Depicted on the historic maps; now demolished. Exact location unknown.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 617 888
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OBSERVATION POST (XIX to XX - 1850 AD to 1920 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Three small square features shown around the summit of Steeperton Tor.


Francis, P., 2002, Okehampton Artillery Range, 27 (Report - Survey). SDV359222.

Observation Post 18, Steeperton Tor, demolished, location unknown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359222Report - Survey: Francis, P.. 2002. Okehampton Artillery Range. A4 Comb Bound. 27. [Mapped feature: #3032 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV52757Related to: Observation Post (1) north of New Bridge, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54153Related to: Observation Post (11) south of East Mill Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54156Related to: Observation Post (12) south of East Mill Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54155Related to: Observation Post (13) at Blackhaven Head, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54157Related to: Observation Post (14) at Blackhaven Spur, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV113506Related to: Observation Post (15) on Okement Hill, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV113126Related to: Observation Post (16) and Flanking Target Butts to north-east of Okement Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Building)
MDV113507Related to: Observation Post (17) south-west of Steeperton Gorge, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV113553Related to: Observation Post (19) at Oxhead, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54158Related to: Observation Post (2) at Bog Hill, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV113554Related to: Observation Post (20) at Dinger Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV113555Related to: Observation Post (21) east of Black Tor, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV54151Related to: Observation Post (3) between High Willhays and East Mill Tor, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV54154Related to: Observation Post (5) at Dinger Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV113530Related to: Observation Post (6) east of East Mill Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV113118Related to: Observation Post (7) on East Mill Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Building)
MDV113543Related to: Observation Post (8) at Deep Ford, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV113544Related to: Observation Post (9) at West Ravine, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV113546Related to: Observation Posts (10 North and South) at East Mill Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6663 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6664 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6665 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV7385 - Survey of features on ridge between the Taw River and Steeperton Brook

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 12:16PM