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HER Number:MDV53204
Name:Dartmoor Sanatorium

Summary

Dartmoor Sanatorium is depicted on the early 20th century historic maps, on the site of Torr House. May have continued as a sanatorium until the 1960s.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 684 867
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/260

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SANATORIUM (XIX to XX - 1889 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

The late 19th century historic map shows 'Torr House' at this location.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Dartmoor Sanatorium' is depicted on the early 20th century historic map.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 1963 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV60736.

'Dartmoor Sanatorium' is depicted on the 1963 Ordnance Survey map.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

'Torr House' still depicted on the modern mapping, along with three other dwellings.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94582 ]
SDV60736Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 1963 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV108228Related to: Generator House to north of Torr House, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 2:42PM