Volume: Dartmouth Castle, Devon

17th century - 2004
DARTMOUTH CASTLE, Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon
Volume containing Graphic material


183 drawings of Dartmouth Castle and the Victorian Battery.

Coverage includes: a tracing of a probably 17th-century map; copies of plans and elevations, 1740-1751; survey of the castle, 1886; survey of the castle, 1900s-1910s; new approach to the castle door, 1900s; survey of windows and doors, probably proposed bathing run, survey of new windows and doors, new bathing house, survey of gunports, survey of the battery, 1910s; proposed new bath room, 1910s - 1920s; publication drawings, 1920s; proposals for the stepped entrance to the castle, 1938; survey of roof beams and ceilings for repairs, 1939; survey of the concrete gun emplacement, 1948; guardroom and proposed new roof, 1951; deed plan, 1953; construction of a show case, 1958; survey of windows and openings, 1959 - 1960; proposed new staircase, 1961; sales counter, 1960s; electrical services and lighting, 1965; display area, 1982 - 1983; electrical service, as installed, 1985; topographic survey, 1986; roof of observation post, 1987; custodian's store, 1987; survey of battery and guardroom, 1987; new shop, 1987; electrical services, 1987; display panels for guardroom, 1990; display lighting, 1990; lightning protection system, 1990; repairs to the castle roof and ceilings, 1993 - 1994; fire alarm and lighting improvements, 2002; general repairs and new bridge, 2002 - 2003. Repair drawings for the fourth phase of the repairs were produced in 2004.

There is one oversized sheet.

The site has been catalogued under the generic name of Dartmouth Castle although some of the drawings refer specifically to the Tudor part and the Victorian battery. Where parts of the site are so defined, they have been mentioned in the drawing's title and classification scheme. Some sheets also show the adjoining St Petrox Church.


This is part of the Series: EHC01/022 English Heritage Plans and Measured Drawings; within the Collection: EHC01 English Heritage(EH):Archive

This Volume is divided into 14 Jobs and 96 Child Records
This Volume contains the following materials:
Location Map/Plan: 1
Map: 4
Measured Drawing: 167
Measured Survey: 4
Overlay: 3
Sketch: 4


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Creator of Archive: Office Of Works

Creator of Archive: Ministry Of Public Building And Works

Creator of Archive: Ministry Of Works

Creator of Archive: Martin Thomas Associates

Creator of Archive: Department Of The Environment

Creator of Archive: Van Der Steen Hall Partnership

Creator of Archive: Plowman Craven And Associates

Creator of Archive: English Heritage


Tudor Artillery Castle, Victorian Battery