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HER Number:MDV9799
Name:Dawlish Head Admiralty Flag Signal Station


1773 Admiralty flag signal station. In use during the Napoleonic wars.


Grid Reference:SX 959 750
Map Sheet:SX97NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDawlish
Ecclesiastical ParishDAWLISH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97NE/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SIGNAL STATION (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Russell, P., 1955, Fire Beacons in Devon, 296 (Article in Serial). SDV336138.

Admiralty flag signal station, Dawlish Head.81m, OS1809. In use during the Napoleonic wars. Set up in 1773. Other details: Appendix C.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336138Article in Serial: Russell, P.. 1955. Fire Beacons in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 87. A5 Hardback. 296.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2007 10:26AM