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HER Number:MDV123882
Name:Battery Gardens, Brixham: Generator House outside perimeter

Summary

One of two Generator Houses supplying power to the battery; this one lies outside the pre-war perimeter wall. Each house contained two diesel-powered generators.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 920 569
Map Sheet:SX95NW
Admin AreaTorbay
Civil ParishBrixham
DistrictTorbay
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIXHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Torbay HER: MTO52995

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY BUILDING (World War II - 1940 AD to 1945 AD)

Full description

Torbay HER record (SMR record). SDV361984.

One of two Generator Houses supplying power to the battery; this one lies outside the pre-war perimeter wall. Each house contained two diesel-powered generators. It is unclear if one was a back-up (1).
The concrete structure has been sealed to prevent entry. [2]


<1> Coleman, R., 1989, The Purpose and History of the Battery at Battery Gardens, Brixham (Monograph). SDV362008.

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<2> Phil Newman, 2001, Battery Gardens, Brixham, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, p. 7; pl 11 & plan (Report - Survey). SDV362290.

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Sources / Further Reading

SDV361984SMR record: Torbay HER record.
SDV362008Monograph: Coleman, R.. 1989. The Purpose and History of the Battery at Battery Gardens, Brixham.
SDV362290Report - Survey: Phil Newman. 2001. Battery Gardens, Brixham, Devon: An Archaeological Survey. p. 7; pl 11 & plan.

Associated Monuments

MDV123750Part of: Battery Gardens, Fishcombe Road/Northfields Lane, Brixham (Monument)
MDV52995Related to: MILITARY BUILDING in the Parish of (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2019 6:49PM