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HER Number:MDV39420
Name:Pillbox on Seaton Marshes


Site of a World War II pillbox on the Seaton Marshes.


Grid Reference:SY 250 913
Map Sheet:SY29SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSeaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMOUTH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Saltworking on reclaimed land of the former (medieval) harbour of the Axe Estuary at Seaton

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29SE/174
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1947, CPE/UK/1974/4490 (Aerial Photograph). SDV134005.

Visible on aerial photograph at about SY25089130.

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

Pillbox of Type 29 Ngr SY251913.

Turton, S. D., 1994, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Axe Estuary Local Nature Reserve, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV120094.

Archaeological assessment of proposed Axe estuary local nature reserve.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV120094Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1994. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Axe Estuary Local Nature Reserve. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 94.72. A4 Grip Bound. 6.
SDV134005Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. CPE/UK/1974/4490. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper).
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:Apr 8 2020 11:29PM