Richmond Dock, Northam - Torridge

Dry dock, 1856. It is said to have been the largest dry dock in the Bristol Channel at the time it was built. The dock is now vacant. In 2015 the gates were in poor condition, and as of 2017 no repair proposals have been made to Historic England. Ongoing discussions for alternative uses being held with LPA as of 2018.

Richmond Dock, Northam - Torridge
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Richmond Dock
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1140140
  • Local Planning Authority: Torridge
  • Site Type: Maritime > Marine construction site


  • Building Name: Richmond Dock
  • County: Devon
  • District / Borough: Torridge
  • Parish: Northam
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Torridge and West Devon
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company