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HER Number:MDV42904
Name:Entrance Gates and Screen Walls at Wyvern Barracks

Summary

Entrance gates and screen walls at Topsham Barracks, now known as Wyvern Barracks. Built in 1959, they consist of red brick walls with wrought iron gates and lanterns.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 933 912
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
DistrictExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SW/220/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 420126

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY WALL (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1974, Exeter District, 270 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV342016.

Entrance gates and screen walls at Topsham Barracks.1959. Red brick walls. Wrought iron gates and lanterns. Other details: LBS: 420126.


Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Development Site, Wyvern Barracks, Exeter, 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV342018.

During the night of 3-4 May, several bombs landed within or in close proximity to the Barracks. One 250 pound bomb landed near the entrance, demolishing a 2-storey officers' mess.


Goodwin, N., 2007, Watching Brief on Groundworks for Housing Development at Wyvern Barracks, Topsham Road, Exeter (Report - Watching Brief). SDV342009.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342009Report - Watching Brief: Goodwin, N.. 2007. Watching Brief on Groundworks for Housing Development at Wyvern Barracks, Topsham Road, Exeter. Exeter Archaeology. 5138. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342016List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1974. Exeter District. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 270.
SDV342018Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Development Site, Wyvern Barracks, Exeter. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.15. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV65670Parent of: Wyvern Barracks Boundary Stone Number 1 (Monument)
MDV75144Parent of: Wyvern Barracks Boundary Stone Number 12 (Monument)
MDV75142Parent of: Wyvern Barracks Boundary Stone Number 2 (Monument)
MDV42903Part of: Topsham or Wyvern Barracks (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4463 - Watching Brief on Groundworks for Housing Development at Wyvern Barracks, Topsham Road, Exeter

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2009 10:42AM