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HER Number:MDV52946
Name:World War II Beach Defences at Teignmouth


Site of World War II beach defences at Teignmouth photographed in March 1943. Exact location not known.


Grid Reference:SX 943 727
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/213

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ANTI BOAT LANDING OBSTACLE (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Beach defences at Teignmouth. Visible on March 1943 photograph. Appear to be anti-landing craft defences built of scaffolding.

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

Site visit on 21st December 1995: no trace of these defences.

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.

Associated Monuments

MDV52945Related to: Rocket Battery , Teignmouth Seafront (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2012 11:48AM