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HER Number:MDV60499
Name:Appledore Lifeboat House


1889 Lifeboat House extended in 1970s.


Grid Reference:SS 459 309
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43SE/284

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIFEBOAT STATION (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV320111.

'Lifeboat House (Appledore Station No 1)' marked.

Ordnance Survey, 1932/1938, 12SW (Cartographic). SDV12744.

'Lifeboat House' marked.

Ordnance Survey, 1971, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV47151.

'Lifeboat House' marked.

Timms, S. C., 1978 - 1984, Northam Development Control Consultations, 27/9 (Un-published). SDV346529.

Unknown, 1999, Appledore Lifeboat House (Ground Photograph). SDV358903.

Deaton, M., 1999, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV20632.

Built 1889 (plaque). Extended 1970's, at which time original building probably re-roofed. Original building is of dressed local sandstone with granite copings + windowsill. Extension is of smaller random stonework with concrete copings. Slipway of granite sets with granite kerbs, partially covered with tarmac.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1999, Untitled Source (Planning Application). SDV20634.

Proposal to demolish + rebuild.

Unknown, 2003, Appledore 2003. A Conservation Area Appraisal (Draft) (Report - non-specific). SDV344651.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV12744Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1932/1938. 12SW. 6".
SDV20632Worksheet: Deaton, M.. 1999. Notes + Photographs.
SDV20634Planning Application: Royal National Lifeboat Institution. 1999. Demolition of Lifeboat House and Construction of Replacement.
SDV320111Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 6" County Series. Map (Digital).
SDV344651Report - non-specific: Unknown. 2003. Appledore 2003. A Conservation Area Appraisal (Draft). Torridge District Council Planning Guidance. A5 Stapled.
SDV346529Un-published: Timms, S. C.. 1978 - 1984. Northam Development Control Consultations. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. A4 Unbound. 27/9.
SDV358903Ground Photograph: Unknown. 1999. Appledore Lifeboat House. Photograph (Paper) + Digital.
SDV47151Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1971. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2485 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Aug 10 2015 10:53AM