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HER Number:MDV119847
Name:Engineers Arms, North Street


Demolished in the early 1970s, the Engineers Arms was on the west side of North Street, where there is now a play area. Served as an inn between the late 19th century and 1912, when it closed.


Grid Reference:SX 754 699
Map Sheet:SX76NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PUBLIC HOUSE (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1911 AD (Between))

Full description

Webb, P., 1995, The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton, 11 (Monograph). SDV347208.

The Engineers Arms, North Street.
Mentioned as a beer house in March 1911. Directories list details from the late 19th century onwards. One of the first buildings demolished on North Street. One of three (with the Commercial and The Culloden) to be owned by Henry Mortimer. All were closed in 1912.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347208Monograph: Webb, P.. 1995. The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton. The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton. Paperback Volume. 11. [Mapped feature: #79136 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV23255Related to: 15 North Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV80827Related to: 20 North Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV119843Related to: 7 North Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV14333Related to: Site of 27 and 29 North Street, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 1:16PM