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HER Number:MDV60800
Name:Whitlands Coastguard Station, Combpyne Rousdon

Summary

Whitlands Coastguard Station shown on 19th century maps to the north of Whitlands Cliff. It is marked as Queen's Acre Coastguard Station on the 1843 Tithe Map.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 302 904
Map Sheet:SY39SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCombpyne Rousdon
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY39SW/88

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COASTGUARD STATION (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Plot 646a is recorded as Queen's Acre Coast Guard Station on the Axmouth Tithe Apportionment.


Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

A rectangular building is illustrated within the northwest corner of plot 646a, and labelled as 'Queens Acres' on the Axmouth Tithe Map of 1842.


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

'Whitlands Coastguard Station' is recorded on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. Four 'stones' are also labelled around the perimeter of the plot of land within which the coastguard station sits.


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

'Whitlands Coastguard Station' is recorded on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. Map object partly based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 1906, 84SW (Cartographic). SDV335978.

'Whitlands Coastguard Station' is recorded on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

'The Lookout' is recorded on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1963) map.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 1510 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

'Whitlands Coastguard Station' on Ordnance Survey 1906 map with 4 admiralty boundary stones. Now called The Lookout (SMR). 'Staff' shown here on Ordnance Survey surveyors' drawing.
SMR.


Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

A rectangular building is illustrated within the northwest corner of plot 646a, and labelled as 'Queens Acres' on the Axmouth Tithe Map of 1842. Plot 627 immediately to the west of this building is named 'Look-out Field.' A building is shown in a similar location on the 1st edition 25 inch OS map, and is labelled as 'Whitlands Coastguard Station.' Four 'stones' are also labelled around the perimeter of the plot of land within which the coastguard station sits.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object partly based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV335978Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 84SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 1510.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV74195Related to: Admiralty Boundary Stones at Whitlands Coastguard Station, Combpyne Rousdon (Monument)
MDV74198Related to: Flagstaff at Whitlands Coastguard Station (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2019 3:10PM