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HER Number:MDV57585
Name:Wreck of the Eilanus at Knapp Head, Hartland


Site of the wreck of the Eilanus, a merchant steamer wrecked at Knapp Head in 1936.


Grid Reference:SS 20 18
Map Sheet:SS21NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
Civil ParishWelcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishWELCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SS21NW33
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS21NW/519/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (Wrecked, XX - 1936 AD to 1936 AD)

Full description

NMR, SS21NW33 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV337132.

Eilanus. British merchant steamer wrecked Knapp Head, 1936. Le Havre to Briton Ferry in scrap iron.

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1973, 1156 (Cartographic). SDV767.

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1978, 2675 (Cartographic). SDV772.

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

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

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 459 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337132National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SS21NW33. NMR Index. Digital.
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. 459.
SDV766Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1123. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV767Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1973. 1156. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV770Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1178. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV772Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1978. 2675. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 18 2015 10:04AM