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HER Number:MDV117268
Name:Moor Crescent, Princetown

Summary

Moor Crescent was built in 1912 as H-quarters. It held 13 warders and families of fairly senior rank, principal officers and basic-grade officers of long service. Handed back to the Duchy in the 1980s after 70 years of use, it is now private homes.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 588 737
Map Sheet:SX57SE
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

  • TERRACE (Constructed, XX - 1912 AD to 1912 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Terrace is visible on the aerial photograph.


Joy, R., 2002, Dartmoor Prison A Complete Illustrated History Volume 2 The Convict Prison 1850-Present Day At Her Majesty's Pleasure, 147 (Monograph). SDV359843.

Moor Crescent was built in 1912 as H-quarters. It held 13 warders and families of fairly senior rank, principal officers and basic-grade officers of long service. Handed back to the Duchy in the 1980s after 70 years of use, it is now private homes.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Moor Crescent is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #76564 ]
SDV359843Monograph: Joy, R.. 2002. Dartmoor Prison A Complete Illustrated History Volume 2 The Convict Prison 1850-Present Day At Her Majesty's Pleasure. Dartmoor Prison A Complete Illustrated History. 2. Hardback Volume. 147.

Associated Monuments

MDV42840Related to: Barrack Complex, Dartmoor Prison, Princetown (Monument)
MDV117261Related to: Blackabrook House, Princetown (Building)
MDV117262Related to: Burrator Avenue, Princetown (Building)
MDV51421Related to: Cricket Pavilion, Princetown (Monument)
MDV15309Related to: Dartmoor Prison, Princetown (Building)
MDV117243Related to: Devonshire Flats, Princetown (Building)
MDV117271Related to: Former Officers' Club, Princetown (Building)
MDV117267Related to: Heather Terrace, Princetown (Building)
MDV114803Related to: Hessary Terrace, Princetown (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2016 9:51AM