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HER Number:MDV132493
Name:Boat House at Rainbow House, Torbay


Site of boat house at Rainbow House.


Grid Reference:SX 901 647
Map Sheet:SX96SW
Admin AreaTorbay
Civil ParishTorbay
Ecclesiastical ParishTORMOHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOAT HOUSE (Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1934 AD (Between) to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Not shown.

Devon Live, 2020, UK's Poshest Bomb Shelter is Hidden Under a Well Known Devon Building (Website). SDV364775.

A boat house was built in front of the mansion for Ella Rowcroft's boat “Der Schwann” which was modelled on a swan.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #136151 ]
SDV364775Website: Devon Live. 2020. UK's Poshest Bomb Shelter is Hidden Under a Well Known Devon Building. https://www.devonlive.com/. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV132489Related to: Rainbow House, Torbay (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2022 11:39AM