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HER Number:MDV66189
Name:Torridge, 4 Wrecks


Group of 4 wrecks found lying beneath the cliff path running from Appledore to Bideford.


Grid Reference:SS 460 288
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/286

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WRECK (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Milne, S., 1991, Incredible Hulks, 18-20 (Article in Serial). SDV9895.

Group of wrecks found lying beneath the cliff path running from Appledore to Bideford, up along from 'Snuffy Corner'. Includes:
1. 'Emma Louise, schooner/ketch built at Barnstaple in 1883;
2. 'Bessie Clarke', ketch built at Bideford in 1881;
3. 'Hobah, ketch built at Mylor in 1879
4. 'M. A. James', schooner built at Portmadoc in 1900.

Unknown, Unknown, Location Sketch (Un-published). SDV358900.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358900Un-published: Unknown. Unknown. Location Sketch. Plan + Digital.
SDV9895Article in Serial: Milne, S.. 1991. Incredible Hulks. North Devon Heritage Journal. 3. Unknown. 18-20.

Associated Monuments

MDV53864Related to: Boat Hyde, Northam (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 7 2015 3:02PM