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HER Number:MDV55678
Name:Defence Post 27, Exeter Airfield

Summary

Vis=13/06/1996(horner) polygonal brick pillbox, possibly type 22, visible from runway. Faces south. Recorded on dcc computerised map base (horner).

Location

Grid Reference:SY 000 940
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/88

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

APH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV101726.

Also recorded on 1947 ap (aph).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV101728.

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

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV101729.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1974/3458/(11/4/1947)/smr 37/35.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV101730.

Des=hellis, j. /ms list of defensive sites/(1990)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV2244.

Vis=13/06/1996(horner) polygonal brick pillbox, possibly type 22, visible from runway. Faces south. Recorded on dcc computerised map base (horner).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV84920.

Vis=estimated 1988 (hellis) pillbox of type 28 at sx999940 (hellis).

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 95 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Defence Post 27. A standard, monolithic concrete, thin-walled FW3/24 pillbox for inward defence (faces souht-west). There is an earth, doughnut-shaped, grassed mound on the roof which could be the remains of an anti-aircraft machine gun position.
In good condition. Other details: Map 9.

CPM, 2000, Land at Clyst Hayes: an archaeological assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV325508.

Other details: Appendix 2.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101726Migrated Record: APH.
SDV101728Migrated Record:
SDV101729Aerial Photograph:
SDV101730Migrated Record:
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. 95.
SDV325508Report - Assessment: CPM. 2000. Land at Clyst Hayes: an archaeological assessment. CPM Report. A4 Spiral Bound + Digital.
SDV84920Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Part of: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:00AM