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HER Number:MDV121144
Name:Yelverton Diamond Jubilee Monument

Summary

A Victorian water trough was erected in 1900 at The Rock to commemorate Queen Victoria. Restored in 2017 and dedication to Queen Elizabeth II added.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 515 671
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Constructed, XIX - 1900 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Diamond Jubilee Fountain' is depicted on the early 20th century historic map, near Roborough Rock.


Unknown, 2017, Yelverton Monument Restored (Article in Serial). SDV360887.

Members of the parish council arranged for the monument to be restored. It was also given an extra engraving to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II. Part funded by Dartmoor National Park Authority, Yelverton Rotary Club, Yelverton History Club and Harrowbeer Interest Group.


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

'Diamond Jubilee Fountain' is shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80378 ]
SDV360887Article in Serial: Unknown. 2017. Yelverton Monument Restored. Dartmoor Magazine. Magazine.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2018 4:10PM