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HER Number:MDV124899
Name:Wreck Post above Baggy Hole, Georgeham


Wreck post reportedly erected by coastguard for training purposes.


Grid Reference:SS 421 406
Map Sheet:SS44SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LOOKOUT (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 3689 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

'Post' marked on 1930s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map and as 'Wreck post' on Ordnance Survey mastermap. Reportedly erected by coastguard for training and still visible on recent aerial photos. Reportedly the only one left in north Devon.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 3689. [Mapped feature: #115948 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 26 2019 11:28AM