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HER Number:MDV39327
Name:Pillbox, Exeter Airfield Inner Defences


Vis=estimated -/-/1988 (hellis) pillbox of type 22 (hellis).


Grid Reference:SX 996 932
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClyst Honiton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLYST HONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SE/149

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLBOX (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV84920.

Vis=estimated -/-/1988 (hellis) pillbox of type 22 (hellis).

APH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV97894.

Recorded on raf 1947 ap (aph).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV97895.

Des=hellis, j. /ms list of defensive sites(1990)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV97896.

Des=horner, w. /(24/6/1997)/note in pf.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV97897.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1974/2459/(11/4/1947)/smr 37/48.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV2244.

Vis=13/6/1996 (horner) polygonal brick airfield defence pillbox, facing n with blast wall protecting doorway on s (horner).

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 80 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

A thin-walled brick and concrete FW3/24 pillbox, built for inner (north facing) defence. It is partly concealed by an earth and truf mound, which finishes just below the loop holes. Not shown on the defence site plan.
In fair condition.

CPM, 2000, Land at Clyst Hayes: an archaeological assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV325508.

Other details: Appendix 2.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV2244Migrated Record:
SDV323390Report - non-specific: Francis, P.. 1999. Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council. Airfield Research Publishing Report. Digital + A4. 80.
SDV325508Report - Assessment: CPM. 2000. Land at Clyst Hayes: an archaeological assessment. CPM Report. A4 Spiral Bound + Digital.
SDV84920Migrated Record:
SDV97894Migrated Record: APH.
SDV97895Migrated Record:
SDV97896Migrated Record:
SDV97897Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Part of: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport
  • EDV6741 - Monitoring and recording, B3184 Exeter Airport Access Road, Clyst Hydon, East Devon (Ref: C1/AMR/14/EAD)

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 7:59AM