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HER Number:MDV55674
Name:Defence Post 10, Exeter Airfield Outer Defences

Summary

Vis=13/06/1996 (horner) brick pillbox visible from airfield runway. Set into hedgeline. Possibly facing se. Recorded on dcc computerised map base (horner).

Location

Grid Reference:SY 007 935
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/84

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

APH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV101732.

Also recorded on 1947 ap (aph).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV101733.

Des=horner, w. /(24/06/1997)/ as above/ note in pf.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV101734.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1974/2460/(11/4/1947)/smr 37/49.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV2244.

Vis=13/06/1996 (horner) brick pillbox visible from airfield runway. Set into hedgeline. Possibly facing se. Recorded on dcc computerised map base (horner).

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

Pillbox viewed at a distance. Almost totally concealed within a hedgeroy, and covered with ivy. Thought to be a thin-walled brick and concrete FW3/24 pillbox, facing south-west for outer defence.
Condition unknown, but thought to be fair.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101732Migrated Record: APH.
SDV101733Migrated Record:
SDV101734Aerial Photograph:
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: #95316 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Part of: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)
MDV48842Related to: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)
MDV48842Part of: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)
MDV48842Related to: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:00AM