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HER Number:MDV44966
Name:Coastguard Station north of Torcross


Coastguard Station shown on 19th century map to the north of Torcross


Grid Reference:SX 823 422
Map Sheet:SX84SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStokenham
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOKENHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX84SW/47

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COASTGUARD STATION (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Coastguard Station' shown on 19th century map as a group of adjoining buildings to the north of Torcross.

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

'Coastguard Station' shown on early 20th century map with a rectangular 'Life Saving Apparatus House' to the north.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 137NW & NE (Cartographic). SDV337503.

'Coastguard Station' and 'Life Saving Apparatus House' shown on 1907 map.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, SX84SW (Cartographic). SDV341984.

Not shown on 1963 map.

Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Shown as 'Old Watch House' with 'The Rocket House' to the north on modern mapping.

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).
SDV337503Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 137NW & NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV341984Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SX84SW. Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2016 8:02AM