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HER Number:MDV73211
Name:Sewage Works to the east of Crediton


Former sewage works to the east of Crediton, shown on 1940s aerial photograph and later 20th century Ordnance Survey map.


Grid Reference:SS 841 003
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SEWAGE WORKS (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Five rectangular tanks circa 13 metres by 6 metres, with a group of buildings to the west, shown on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 1972, SS80SW (Cartographic). SDV337926.

'Sewage Works' shown on 20th century map as a rectangular feature in the western corner of 'Lord's Meadow' to the east of Crediton.

Exeter Archaeology, 2006, Archaeological assessment of a proposed college site to the east of Exhibition Road, Crediton, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV337881.

Structure at the western tip of Lord's Meadow may the sewage works shown on the late 20th century maps. The buildings had disappeared by 1990 when a larger sewage works had been built to the east.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337881Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2006. Archaeological assessment of a proposed college site to the east of Exhibition Road, Crediton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.72. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV337926Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1972. SS80SW. Ordnance Survey 1:10000 map. Map (Paper).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #100580 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13971Related to: Lord's Meadow to the east of Crediton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4176 - College Site to the east of Exhibition Road in Crediton

Date Last Edited:Jan 28 2013 2:29PM