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HER Number:MDV48836
Name:Sick Quarters Site, Winkleigh Airfield


Site of Winkleigh Airfield Sick Quarters. Now redeveloped for housing.


Grid Reference:SS 630 081
Map Sheet:SS60NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60NW/27

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, 3G/TUD/UK/159/5184 (Aerial Photograph). SDV337267.

Small group of military buildings visible. Map object based on this Source.

Horner, W., 1996, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV344515.

Associated with RAF Winkleigh. Sewage works to north-west of this site may also be associated.

ACE Archaeology Club, 1999, Winkleigh Airfield Survey (Un-published). SDV20447.

The survey of Winkleigh Airfield by ACE Archeaology Club in 1999 compared the 1945 plan with surviving structures. At the 'sick quarters' Site 8, no structures remain. The site originally included a picket post, mortuary, barrack and ablution blocks in addition to the sick quarters.
Now redeveloped for housing. Other details: Sites 276-281.

ACE Archaeology Club, 2008, Winkleigh Airfield, 9 (Report - Survey). SDV359876.

Site 8. Included sick quarters, ambulance garage and sergeants barrack block. See report for more information on individual sites and buildings.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV20447Un-published: ACE Archaeology Club. 1999. Winkleigh Airfield Survey. Digital.
SDV337267Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. 3G/TUD/UK/159/5184. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344515Worksheet: Horner, W.. 1996. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet.
SDV359876Report - Survey: ACE Archaeology Club. 2008. Winkleigh Airfield. ACE Archaeology. Digital. 9.

Associated Monuments

MDV46535Related to: Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7124 - Survey of Winkleigh Airfield (Ref: 1999)

Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2016 11:25AM