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HER Number:MDV55034
Name:World War II Turret at Exmouth


Original site of World War II steel turret at Exmouth.


Grid Reference:SX 993 806
Map Sheet:SX98SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SE/144/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ALLAN WILLIAMS TURRET (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Horner, B., 11/08/1995, Allan Williams Steel Turret (Ground Photograph). SDV350097.

Angus, I. F., 11/08/1995, Allan Williams Steel Turret (Personal Comment). SDV350104.

Site visit 11th August 1995 by I. Angus (Fortress Study Group), F. Griffith and B. Horner. Original site of the Allan Williams steel turret on the western side of the entrance to Exmouth docks. The turret is now lying on the beach some distance to the north-west. The turret was also used by gunners manning the nearby rocket battery.

Angus, I. F., 1994, Re Alan Williams Turret, Exmouth (Correspondence). SDV350098.

Correspondence rgarding Allan Williams Turret with map showing its original location.

Horner, W., 1997, Exmouth: Allen Williams Turret (Correspondence). SDV347458.

Letters concerning the restoration and re-siting of the Allen Williams Turret at Exmouth.

Manning, P. T., 2010, Archaeological Assessment of A Proposed Development Site in Shelly Road Exmouth, 3-4, Fig. 1. (Report - Assessment). SDV347521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347458Correspondence: Horner, W.. 1997. Exmouth: Allen Williams Turret. Letters, Plans and Photos. A4 Stapled.
SDV347521Report - Assessment: Manning, P. T.. 2010. Archaeological Assessment of A Proposed Development Site in Shelly Road Exmouth. Exeter Archaeology Report. 10.22. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3-4, Fig. 1..
SDV350097Ground Photograph: Horner, B.. 11/08/1995. Allan Williams Steel Turret. Slide.
SDV350098Correspondence: Angus, I. F.. 1994. Re Alan Williams Turret, Exmouth. Letter. [Mapped feature: #95047 ]
SDV350104Personal Comment: Angus, I. F.. 11/08/1995. Allan Williams Steel Turret. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV78384Related to: Allan-Williams Turret on the Esplanade, Exmouth (Monument)
MDV55032Related to: World War II Turret at Exmouth Docks (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 7 2012 10:12AM