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HER Number:MDV39400
Name:World War II Gun Emplacement northwest of Strete Gate


Site of a World War II Gun Emplacement to the northwest of Strete Gate


Grid Reference:SX 833 456
Map Sheet:SX84NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStrete
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBLACKAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX84NW/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV175513.

Des=photo (hellis, j. )/(10/2/1989)/jh site 00576/copy in smr.

Hellis, J., 1990, List of Defensive Sites (Un-published). SDV99101.

Anti-tank emplacement, possibly six pounder, partly destroyed though the design is similar to those near Taunton.

Hellis, J., 1992, The Taunton Stop Line, 46 (Article in Serial). SDV130111.

Jury, R., 1996, Military Remains in the Grounds of the Old Manor House, Strete Gate (Worksheet). SDV168432.

Site visited on 5th May 1996. These sites were in the grounds of the old Manor House at Strete Gate. The only military remains seen were part of a building and an L-shaped slit trench, heavily overgrown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV130111Article in Serial: Hellis, J.. 1992. The Taunton Stop Line. Fortress. 14. Unknown. 46.
SDV168432Worksheet: Jury, R.. 1996. Military Remains in the Grounds of the Old Manor House, Strete Gate. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV175513Migrated Record:
SDV99101Un-published: Hellis, J.. 1990. List of Defensive Sites. Manuscript.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2014 10:01AM