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HER Number:MDV113527
Name:Anti-Tank Range on Black Down, Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

'F' Anti-Tank Range with two open-plan gun emplacements positioned at 100 metres 200 metres from an angled metal target which has been removed and the range is now closed.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 582 920
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ANTI TANK GUNNERY RANGE (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1970 AD (Between))

Full description

Francis, P., 2002, Okehampton Artillery Range, 10, plates 10-11 (Report - Survey). SDV359222.

'F' Anti-Tank Range with two open-plan gun emplacements positioned at 100 metres at NGR 5831792026 and at 200 metres at NGR SX5827592107 from an angled metal target which has been removed. The emplacements consist of 'T'-shaped concrete standings with the emplacement having vertical sides built on to the foot of the 'T' and an earth embankment on three sides finishing at the arms of the 'T'. The target plates have been removed and the range is now closed.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Sites of the two bays clearly visible on the aerial photography.


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

Rectangular feature shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped features: #72872 ; #72873 ]
SDV359222Report - Survey: Francis, P.. 2002. Okehampton Artillery Range. A4 Comb Bound. 10, plates 10-11.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV113508Related to: Flagpole and Semaphore Station on Black Down, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV27789Related to: Two 'F' Range Moving Target Tramways on Black Down, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6663 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6664 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6665 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV7620 - Okehampton Artillary Range

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 1:53PM