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HER Number:MDV121016
Name:Footbridge to north of Bovisand Pier, Wembury

Summary

A footbridge is recorded on the circa 1907 and circa 1914 Ordnance Survey maps linking two search light positions associated with Staddon Heights searchlight battery or Submarine Observation station. No longer extant although traces of pillars are possibly visible on Google Earth.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 487 509
Map Sheet:SX45SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWembury
Civil ParishWembury
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishPLYMSTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FOOTBRIDGE (Built, XIX to Edwardian - 1880 AD to 1907 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Footbridge marked ('F.B').

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 5 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

A footbridge is recorded on the circa 1907 and circa 1914 Ordnance Survey maps linking two search light positions associated with Staddon Heights searchlight battery or Submarine Observation station. No longer extant although traces of pillars are possibly visible on Google Earth.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #80262 ]
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 5.

Associated Monuments

MDV126638Part of: Submarine mine observation station west of Watch House Battery, Wembury. (Monument)
MDV48762Related to: Staddon Heights Searchlight, Wembury (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 14 2019 4:52PM