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HER Number:MDV53776
Name:Nissen Hut south-west of Higher Downstow, South Brent


Nissen hut on substantial concrete base. Recorded in 1995 as being used to store farm equipment.


Grid Reference:SX 694 623
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/532

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NISSEN HUT (Constructed, World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Niering, F., 1995, Nissen Hut (Worksheet). SDV173745.

Nissen hut on substantial concrete base at Lower Dunstone Farm. Was used to stone farm equipment when tenant moved out (SX695624).

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Structure is depicted on the modern mapping, near the road.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173745Worksheet: Niering, F.. 1995. Nissen Hut. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112034 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13321Related to: Higher Downstow Farmstead, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 22 2018 1:03PM