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HER Number:MDV75296
Name:Watch House and Flagstaff at Clovelly Coastguard Station

Summary

Watch House and Flagstaff shown on late 19th- and early 20th century maps, and visible as an unroofed square structure on aerial photographs from 1946. 2007 aerial photographs suggest that it is now ruinous and party overgrown.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 315 249
Map Sheet:SS32SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClovelly
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/158, DCC RAF/3G/TUD/UK/158 5045-5046 19-APR-1946 (Aerial Photograph). SDV349143.

The watch house is visible as a square structure, but appears to have no roof.


Royal Air Force, 1958, RAF 58/2553, NMR RAF/2553 PSFO/P2/0133-0134 SS3124/4 29-AUG-1958 (Aerial Photograph). SDV349117.

The watch house is clearly visible as a square structure with no roof.


Next Perspectives, 2007, Next Perspectives PGA Tile Ref:, Next Perspectives PGA Tile Ref: SS3124 22-AUG-2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV349178.

The structure is visible, but ruinous and partly overgrown.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Coastguard Watch House, with adjoining flagstaff to north, shown on 1886 and 1905 OS maps. Other details: 2301.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S., 2011 - 2012, North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV349018.

The coastguard watch house is visible as an unroofed square structure on aerial photographs from 1946. 2007 aerial photographs suggest that it is now ruinous, and party overgrown. It is depicted on historic mapping and has not therefore been mapped.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV349018Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S.. 2011 - 2012. North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme Project. AC Archaeology Report. ACD383/2/1. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV349117Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1958. RAF 58/2553. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). NMR RAF/2553 PSFO/P2/0133-0134 SS3124/4 29-AUG-1958.
SDV349143Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/158. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). DCC RAF/3G/TUD/UK/158 5045-5046 19-APR-1946.
SDV349178Aerial Photograph: Next Perspectives. 2007. Next Perspectives PGA Tile Ref:. Pan Government Agreement Aerial Photographs. Digital. Next Perspectives PGA Tile Ref: SS3124 22-AUG-2007.

Associated Monuments

MDV75306Part of: Clovelly Coastguard Station (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6132 - North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty NMP Project

Date Last Edited:Jun 13 2012 2:22PM