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HER Number:MDV52948
Name:Anti-Invasion Obstacles, West of Shaldon Bridge


Anti-invasion obstacles photographed in March 1943, in the water to the west of Shaldon Bridge. Exact location not known.


Grid Reference:SX 930 728
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShaldon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishST.NICHOLAS
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/215

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.

Anti-invasion obstacles visible in water west of Shaldon Bridge on 1943 photograph. Built of scaffolding.

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

Site visit on 21st December 1995: no evidence for these found.

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: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2012 11:51AM