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HER Number:MDV52063
Name:Pillbox, Exeter Airfield Outer Defences

Summary

Vis=24/6/1994 (horner) overgrown pillbox in hedge. For airfield defence. Faces east. Iron shuttering still in place in south facing rifle loop (horner).

Location

Grid Reference:SY 009 932
Map Sheet:SY09SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClyst Honiton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLYST HONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY09SW/80

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLBOX (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Horner, B., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1669.

Recorded on dcc computerised map base and on 1947 ap (horner).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV2244.

Vis=24/6/1994 (horner) overgrown pillbox in hedge. For airfield defence. Faces east. Iron shuttering still in place in south facing rifle loop (horner).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV98764.

Des=slide/(15/7/1994)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV98765.

Des=horner, w. /(24/6/1997)/as above/note in pf.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV98766.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1974/2461/(11/4/1947)/smr 37/50.

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 74 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Brick and concrete pillbox facing east for outer defence. Associated with a concrete roadblock. The pillbox is heavily covered with vegetation and is almost completely hidden within the hedgerow. Thought to be a thin-walled FW3/24.
In fair condition.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1669Migrated Record: Horner, B..
SDV2244Migrated Record:
SDV323390Report - non-specific: Francis, P.. 1999. Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council. Airfield Research Publishing Report. Digital + A4. 74.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94188 ]
SDV98764Migrated Record:
SDV98765Migrated Record:
SDV98766Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Related to: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)
MDV78183Related to: Roadblock, Exeter Airfield Outer Defences (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 7:59AM