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HER Number:MDV48764
Name:Staddon Heights Battery, Stairway


Site of a 19th century stairway stairway to the north of Staddon Heights Battery


Grid Reference:SX 487 508
Map Sheet:SX45SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWembury
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishPLYMSTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX45SE/450/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY BUILDING (XIX to Late 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV160792.

Des=plymouth fortress survey/pye, a.(1992)/bovisand/copy in smr.

PLYMOUTH FORTRESS SURVEY, 1992, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV27236.

Vis=-/1/1992 (pye) stairway leads northwards upslope towards sx45se-451 and westwards downslope to rear of searchlight. According to 1896 war office os map a path continued southwards along the contour and into the north-west gate of staddon point battery. Both stairways heavily overgrown; westwards one originally closed off with iron gate. Remains of a small masonry building adjoining the junction (plymouth fortress survey).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV160792Migrated Record:
SDV27236Migrated Record: PLYMOUTH FORTRESS SURVEY. 1992.

Associated Monuments

MDV126638Part of: Submarine mine observation station west of Watch House Battery, Wembury. (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 14 2019 4:51PM