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HER Number:MDV17778
Name:Teignmouth Gas Works

Summary

Teignmouth gas works, completed in 1839, gradually expanded over next 100 years. At first used to provide street lighting only, not until ten years later was gas lighting provided to private houses.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 926 729
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/95

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GAS WORKS (XIX to XX - 1839 AD to 1938 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Maps and Apportionments (Website). SDV349463.

Plot 1355 (Bishopsteignton), Gasworks


Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Plot 1355 has several buildings marked.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Teignmouth Gas Works' marked to south of railway line.


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

'Teignmouth Gas Works' marked south of the railway line, with a further gasometer shown on the north side of the adjacent road.


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

Area of gas works to south of the river extends further than on previous Ordnance Survey maps, and two gasometers are shown on the north side of the adjacent road. Map object based on this source.


Bulley, J.A., 1956, Teignmouth as a Seaside Resort (Article in Serial). SDV350516.

Teignmouth gas works was completed in 1839 on a site above the bridge. At first there was only street lighting, not until ten years later was gas lighting provided to private houses.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV349463Website: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Maps and Apportionments. http://devon.gov.uk. Website.
SDV350516Article in Serial: Bulley, J.A.. 1956. Teignmouth as a Seaside Resort. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 88. A5 Hardback.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 15 2012 10:16AM