The Newport, Wormit & Forgan Archive

Location : Rock House [4],  Woodhaven Pier

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Part of a divided property. Other parts: Rock House [1]     Rock House [2]     Rock House [3]     



Built as a granary at Woodhaven Pier for St Fort estate; used by the 'Mars' as housing for staff, and later as a hospital for the boys. Used by Squadron 333, Ro. Norwegian Air Force , Feb. 1942 - 1945.


Location and Old Maps

Latitude, longitude:      56.431633,-2.960709

View location on the 1855 6-inch map, the 1895 25-inch map, the 1966 25-inch map, or a 1944-50 aerial photograph at the National Library of Scotland website.

Nearby properties (demolished in red):   2 St Fort Road   4 St Fort Road   6 St Fort Road   8 St Fort Road   Rock House [1], Woodhaven Pier   Rock House [2], Woodhaven Pier   Rock House [3], Woodhaven Pier  


Old Addresses (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the address)



House Names (any dates are approximate and are usually the latest occurence of the name)

Rock House [4]
Mars houses [4] 1869-1885
Mars Hospital [4] 1889-1929
Granary, Woodhaven [4] pre-1869



Directory entries (before 1970)

None available yet


Census records

YearHead Notes
1881 McLaren Elizabeth View household
1881 Fey Robert View household



Valuation Roll entries      There are 2 entries

1967-681547House John H Prince, 6 Dymoke Drive, Horncastle, Lincs proprietor 43View details
1964-651547House John H Prince, 59 Cranbrook Ave, Cottingham Rd, Hull & Mrs Hilda F Millar per former proprietor 45View details



Early Sasines:



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