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HER Number:MDV114777
Name:Emergency Water Supply, Honiton

Summary

A circular structure was visible located at the junction of King Street and a lane from the south-west, now Streamers Meadows, on aerial photographs of the 1940s. The structure was probably a temporary Second World War water tank known as an Emergency Water Supply (EWS).

Location

Grid Reference:ST 161 005
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • EMERGENCY WATER SUPPLY (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/1974, RAF/CPE/UK/1974 F20 3443-3444 11-APR-1947 (Aerial Photograph). SDV356127.

A circular structure was visible.


Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2482, RAF/CPE/UK/2482 4028-4029 10-MAR-1948 (Aerial Photograph). SDV359310.

The structure was not visible.


Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R., 2016-2018, The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project (Interpretation). SDV359463.

A circular structure approximately 8 metres in diameter was visible on aerial photographs of 1947 on undeveloped ground at the junction of King Street and a lane from the south-west, now Streamers Meadows,. The structure was probably a Second World War water tank known as an Emergency Water Supply (EWS).
The tank had been removed by 1948.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV356127Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1974. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/1974 F20 3443-3444 11-APR-1947. [Mapped feature: #74107 ]
SDV359310Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2482. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). RAF/CPE/UK/2482 4028-4029 10-MAR-1948.
SDV359463Interpretation: Hegarty, C. + Knight, S. + Sims, R.. 2016-2018. The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme Project. Historic England Research Report. Digital.
Linked documents:2

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7508 - The Blackdown Hills AONB and East Devon River Catchments National Mapping Programme (NMP) project (Ref: ACD1228)

Date Last Edited:Mar 20 2018 12:48PM