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HER Number:MDV51987
Name:Wreck of the Empire Grove near Hole Rock, off Hartland

Summary

Site of the wreck of the Empire Grove, a motor vessel wrecked near Hole Rock in 1941.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 222 228
Map Sheet:SS22SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22SW/66

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (Wrecked, World War II - 1941 AD to 1941 AD)

Full description

NMR, SS26SE1 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV337115.

Empire Grove. British Motorised vessel lost 2 miles SW of Hartland Point, 1941.
Hayle to Cardiff in ballast.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1974, 1164b (Cartographic). SDV769.


Larn, R., 1974, Devon Shipwrecks, 183 (Monograph). SDV741.

Lost Longpeak, 16/10/1941.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1178 (Cartographic). SDV770.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1179 (Cartographic). SDV771.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1980, 1121 (Cartographic). SDV765.


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1980, 1123 (Cartographic). SDV766.


Hartland Quay Museum, 1981, Untitled Source (Leaflet). SDV8168.

'Empire Grove' motor vessel wrecked on maiden voyage 18/10/1941, near Hole Rock.


Dick, A. M., 1997, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV337116.

NMR give erroneous NGR 'SS2624'.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 196 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

'Empire Grove' motor vessel wrecked on maiden voyage 18/10/1941, near Hole Rock.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337115National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SS26SE1. NMR Index. Digital.
SDV337116Personal Comment: Dick, A. M.. 1997.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 196.
SDV741Monograph: Larn, R.. 1974. Devon Shipwrecks. Devon Shipwrecks. Hardback Volume. 183.
SDV765Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1121. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV766Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1123. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV769Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1974. 1164b. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV770Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1178. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV771Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1179. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV8168Leaflet: Hartland Quay Museum. 1981. The Hartland Quay Museum Guides. Leaflet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:00AM