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HER Number:MDV57602
Name:Wreck of the Mars at Hartland Point

Summary

Site of the wreck of the Mars, a merchant smack lost at Hartland Point in 1860.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 22 27
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUnknown
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND
Ecclesiastical ParishOFFSHORE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SS22NW33
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22NW/36/14

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (Lost, XIX - 1860 AD to 1860 AD)

Full description

National Monuments Record, SS22NW33 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV339976.

Merchant smack Mars. Lost at Hartland Point in 1860, following a collision. Built in 1834. Crew of 3, of whom 2 lost. Carrying general cargo.


Board of Trade, 1860, Untitled Source, 54 (Unknown). SDV339975.

Other details: Table 22.


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


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1974, 1164b (Cartographic). SDV769.


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


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


United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, 1979, 1179 (Cartographic). SDV771.


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


Larn, R. + Larn, B., 1995, Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset (Monograph). SDV763.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 55 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 55.
SDV339975Unknown: Board of Trade. 1860. Wreck Return. Unknown. 54.
SDV339976National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. SS22NW33. National Monuments Record Index. Unknown.
SDV763Monograph: Larn, R. + Larn, B.. 1995. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset. Hardback Volume.
SDV766Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1980. 1123. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV767Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1973. 1156. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV769Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1974. 1164b. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV770Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1178. Admiralty Chart. Unknown.
SDV771Cartographic: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. 1979. 1179. 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 20 2015 8:49AM