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HER Number:MDV52945
Name:Rocket Battery , Teignmouth Seafront


Rocket battery said to have been on the seafront, to the north of Teignmouth pier, in March 1943. Exact location not known.


Grid Reference:SX 942 727
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1413121
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/212

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEACH DEFENCE BATTERY (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Wasley, G., 1994, Devon at War 1939-1945, 123 (Monograph). SDV165766.

Rocket battery on seafront north of Teignmouth pier in March 1943. Appears to have concrete base, surrounded by barbed wire entanglements.

Jury, R., 1995, Beach Defences, Teignmouth (Worksheet). SDV350661.

Site visit on 21st December 1995: no trace of this site.

Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165766Monograph: Wasley, G.. 1994. Devon at War 1939-1945. Devon at War. Hardback Volume. 123.
SDV350661Worksheet: Jury, R.. 1995. Beach Defences, Teignmouth. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV52946Related to: World War II Beach Defences at Teignmouth (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 17 2015 2:55PM