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HER Number:MDV113516
Name:Shelter at East Okement Farm, Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

The remains of an early 20th century former concrete, stone and earthen shelter which provided protection for the residents of East Okement Farm during artillery firing. Put forward for scheduling but decision made not to schedule.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 604 912
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIRING RANGE BLOCKHOUSE (XIX to XX - 1900 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Francis, P., 2002, Okehampton Artillery Range, 11, 20, plate 22 (Report - Survey). SDV359222.

East Okement Farm shelter.Small blast shelter for the tenant farmer, located very close to the rear (west side of farmhouse) wall of East Okement Farmhouse. It is constructed of a double skin of granite block walls with an arched roof made from concrete with course (granite) aggregate. The structure is now detached from the farmhouse, but originally access to the shelter was from the kitchen.


English Heritage, 2015, Okehampton Artillery Range: Various Military Features (Schedule Document). SDV359221.

The remains of an early 20th century former concrete, stone and earthen shelter which provided protection for the residents of East Okement Farm during artillery firing (SX6043191229). Decision made not to schedule feature.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Rectangular building shown on modern mapping to the west of 'East Okement Farm'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359221Schedule Document: English Heritage. 2015. Okehampton Artillery Range: Various Military Features. Reject at Initial Assessment Letter. Digital.
SDV359222Report - Survey: Francis, P.. 2002. Okehampton Artillery Range. A4 Comb Bound. 11, 20, plate 22.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113557 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV51208Related to: Observation Post (22) at East Okement Farm, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 28 2018 2:45PM