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HER Number:MDV11885
Name:Appledore, Benson's New Quay


Benson's New Quay in Appledore was built in the 18th century


Grid Reference:SS 465 305
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43SE/30

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUAY (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SS43SE17 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV7722.

Ordnance Survey, 1938, 12SE. Revision of 1903 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV335646.

Minchinton, W. E., 1973, Industrial Archaeology in Devon, 11 (Monograph). SDV7016.

Benson's New Quay, Appledore, built in the 18th century.

Griffith, F. M., 1987, DAP/IT, 9-12 (Aerial Photograph). SDV7186.

Exeter Archaeology, 2006, Archaeological Assessment of the Appledore Fish Dock, Appledore, Northam, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV338648.

A quay 200 feet long x 25 feet broad was built by Thomas Benson in the mid 18th century. In the early 19th century it was known as New Quay. During the second half of the 19th century the quay had been developed as Richmond Dock, New Quay & Iron Quay. Other details: Site 4.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335646Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 12SE. Revision of 1903 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV338648Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of the Appledore Fish Dock, Appledore, Northam. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.103. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV7016Monograph: Minchinton, W. E.. 1973. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Paperback Volume. 11.
SDV7186Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1987. DAP/IT. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 9-12.
SDV7722Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SS43SE17. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV43301Related to: Middle Dock, Appledore (Monument)
MDV43300Related to: New Quay Shipyard (Monument)
MDV11884Related to: Richmond Dock, Appledore (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4241 - Appledore Fish Dock, Northam

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2009 10:02AM