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HER Number:MDV48838
Name:Dispersed Accommodation, Winkleigh Airfield

Summary

Compound of military buildings visible on 1946 photography. Six buildings and 16 concrete bases survive.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 631 085
Map Sheet:SS60NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60NW/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Compound of military buildings visible.


Horner, W., 1995, RAF Winkleigh (Worksheet). SDV357491.

RAF Winkleigh dispersed accommodation site at SS632085. This is marked on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch map as a cemetery. The temporary brick central ablutions block is still standing at SS63200835, converted to a house. There is a cemetery in the north-east corner of the site and an earth covered air raid shelter still survives in the south-east corner.


Horner, W., 1995, Untitled Source (Ground Photograph). SDV337270.

Visited 4/2/1995. Other details: Slide.


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. Six buildings and 16 concrete bases remain at Site 5 to the west of the road .


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

Site 5. Included officers and sergeants quarters and airmens barrack blocks. See report for more information on individual sites and buildings.

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). [Mapped feature: #93318 ]
SDV337270Ground Photograph: Horner, W.. 1995. Slide.
SDV357491Worksheet: Horner, W.. 1995. RAF Winkleigh. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV359876Report - Survey: ACE Archaeology Club. 2008. Winkleigh Airfield. ACE Archaeology. Digital. 9.

Associated Monuments

MDV67843Parent of: Air Raid Shelter, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76591Parent of: Air Raid Shelter, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76634Parent of: Air Raid Shelter, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76635Parent of: Air Raid Shelter, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76636Parent of: Air Raid Shelter, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76598Parent of: Airmen's Barrack Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76599Parent of: Airmen's Barrack Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76600Parent of: Airmen's Barrack Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76611Parent of: Airmen's Barrack Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76613Parent of: Airmen's Barrack Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76614Parent of: Airmen's Barrack Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV67840Parent of: Airmen's Barrack Blocks, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76602Parent of: Airmen's Latrine, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76595Parent of: Airmen's Latrines, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV67844Parent of: Mechanical and Electrical Plinth, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV67842Parent of: Officers' Ablutions Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76630Parent of: Officers' Ablutions Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76632Parent of: Officers' Ablutions Block, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Settlement Site (Monument)
MDV67841Parent of: Officers' Quarters, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76624Parent of: Officers' Quarters, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76625Parent of: Officers' Quarters, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76626Parent of: Officers' Quarters, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Settlement Site (Monument)
MDV76596Parent of: Picket Post, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV67847Parent of: Sergeants' and Airmen's Ablutions and Drying Room, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV67846Parent of: Sergeants' and Airmen's Latrine, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76638Parent of: Sergeants' Quarters, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV76640Parent of: Sergeants' Quarters, Winkleigh Airfield Dispersed Accommodation Site (Monument)
MDV46535Related to: Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Mar 15 2019 8:58AM