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Latitude: 50.6878 / 50°41'15"N
Longitude: -3.2197 / 3°13'10"W
OS Eastings: 313934
OS Northings: 88277
OS Grid: SY139882
Mapcode National: GBR P9.H64Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 4748.9GB
Entry Name: The Mond Dome at the Lockyer Observatory
Listing Date: 6 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1228625
English Heritage Legacy ID: 403291
Location: Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX10
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Sidmouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Salcombe Regis St Mary and St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
The Mond dome at the
SY 18 NW 7/363 GV Norman Lockyer Observatory
Observatory dome C. 1932. Reinforced concrete, cast insitu with wide, fluted
external plinth. Aluminium dome. Narrow windows with concrete surrounds and
cornices. Entrance extension with ashlar surround to doorway and dedication
inscription below cornice. Metal door with circular astrological and lunar motif.
Donated by Sir Robert Mond to contain a Zeiss anastigmat camera to be used for
research work on the photographic survey of galatic clusters.
Listing NGR: SY1393588277
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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