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HER Number:MDV80716
Name:Site of drill hall, Moretonhampstead


Site of a Second World War Drill Hall, as indicated on the 1930s Ordnance Survey map; used to train military troops. Unclear when demolished. Now replaced with a modern property named 'Southmead'.


Grid Reference:SX 752 862
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DRILL HALL (XX - 1932 AD to 1960 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930, 4th Edition (Cartographic). SDV339601.

‘Drill Hall’ is depicted on the Ordnance Survey map dating to approximately 1932-9.

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

Drill hall can be seen on the late 1940s aerial photography of Moretonhampstead.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Property called 'Southmead' now occupies the location of the former drill hall on Ford Street, Moretonhampstead. It is unclear from the digital resources available when the hall was demolished.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930. 4th Edition. Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107504 ]
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 5 2011 3:13PM