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HER Number:MDV71108
Name:Holsworthy Slaughterhouse


Site of a slaughterhouse to the west of Holsworthy station


Grid Reference:SS 341 035
Map Sheet:SS30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolsworthy
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLSWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ABATTOIR (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a large rectangular building shown on OS 25" (1880s & 1905) maps with internal divisions on the north & south sides. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1905) map.

Exeter Archaeology, 2004, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development Site off Station Road, Holsworthy, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV319849.

Site of a slaughterhouse located here by 1910 & the building was present by 1884. The building was still present in 1975.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319849Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2004. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development Site off Station Road, Holsworthy. Exeter Archaeology Report. 04.21. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25". OS 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV71107Related to: Holsworthy Railway Station (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:19PM