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HER Number:MDV121050
Name:Northfield Garage, Chagford


Garage in Chagford built shortly after 1910 and has served the community for many years. Set for demolition in 2018.


Grid Reference:SX 703 878
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARAGE (XX to World War II - 1910 AD to 1939 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

The 1930s historic mapping shows aa long narrow building at this location (not shown on the preceding 1905 map).

Unattributed, 2018, Dartmoor Garage to go, 09/02/2018 (Article in Serial). SDV360850.

Thomas Fitzpatrick had the garage built shortly after moving to Chagford from Ireland in 1910. A keen horseman, the new ventured catered for the burgeoning interest in motorcars. Set to be demolished in the next week or two.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

'Garage' is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80296 ]
SDV360850Article in Serial: Unattributed. 2018. Dartmoor Garage to go. The Moorlander. Digital. 09/02/2018.

Associated Monuments

MDV106914Related to: Chagford Fire and Rescue Station, Lower Street (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 9 2018 4:29PM