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HER Number:MDV52944
Name:World War II Gun Emplacement on Shaldon Bridge


Site of a World War II gun emplacement on Shaldon Bridge


Grid Reference:SX 931 726
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShaldon
Ecclesiastical ParishST.NICHOLAS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/211

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Wasley, G., 1994, Devon at War 1939-1945, 123 (Monograph). SDV165766.

Temporary emplacement for Royal Air Force Hispano cannon anti-aircraft gun on Shaldon bridge in 1943.

Jury, R., 1995, Shaldon Bridge Gun Emplacement (Worksheet). SDV314575.

Site visited on 21st December 1995. No evidence remains of the gun emplacement on Shaldon Bridge.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165766Monograph: Wasley, G.. 1994. Devon at War 1939-1945. Devon at War. Hardback Volume. 123.
SDV314575Worksheet: Jury, R.. 1995. Shaldon Bridge Gun Emplacement. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2014 11:06AM