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HER Number:MDV28434
Name:Signal Station to the northeast of Coleton


19th century Admiralty signal station on the site of Trinity Chapel to the northeast of Coleton


Grid Reference:SX 909 512
Map Sheet:SX95SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingswear
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSWEAR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX95SW/25/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SIGNAL STATION (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SX95SW5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV339377.

Lysons, D. + Lysons, S., 1822, Magna Britannica, 154 (Monograph). SDV323771.

An Admiralty signal station was situated on the site of Trinity Chapel..

Russell, P. + Yorke, G., 1953, Kingswear and its Neighbourhood, 74 (Article in Serial). SDV176862.

In "eighteen hundred and war time" an Admiralty signal station was situated at this location which was replaced by a radar station in the 20th century.

Russell, P., 1955, Fire Beacons in Devon, 295 (Article in Serial). SDV336138.

Admiralty flag station at Coleton farm in use in 1800. Other details: Appendix B.

National Trust, 1984, East Dart, Devon, 11 (Report - Survey). SDV338477.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV176862Article in Serial: Russell, P. + Yorke, G.. 1953. Kingswear and its Neighbourhood. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 85. A5 Hardback. 74.
SDV323771Monograph: Lysons, D. + Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannica. Magna Britannica: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties o. 6: Devonshire. Unknown. 154.
SDV336138Article in Serial: Russell, P.. 1955. Fire Beacons in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 87. A5 Hardback. 295.
SDV338477Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. East Dart, Devon. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.
SDV339377Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SX95SW5. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV28435Related to: RAF Kingswear: Radar Station to the northeast of Coleton Barton Cottages (Monument)
MDV28433Related to: Trinity Chapel (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2009 2:40PM