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HER Number:MDV55684
Name:Pump House, Exeter Airfield Dispersed Accommodation


Pump house serving World War II airfield dispersed accommodation.


Grid Reference:SY 009 943
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/90

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Horner, B., 1996, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV100864.

Visited 13/06/1996. A pair of military buildings visible from airfield at SY00969441 and SY00989438 (Monument 78388). These are fairly slight structures and could be observation posts or some other form of ancillary building associated with Exeter Airfield.

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 104 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Bore Hole Pump House. Water from a deep well below this building was pumped from here to a nearby reservoir before making its way to the dispersed living sites. Not shown on 1944 Air Ministry site plan.
In fair condition. Other details: Site 46; Plate 36.

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

Other details: Appendix 2.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV100864Personal Comment: Horner, B.. 1996.
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. 104.
SDV325508Report - Assessment: CPM. 2000. Land at Clyst Hayes: an archaeological assessment. CPM Report. A4 Spiral Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV78139Part of: Treasbeare Farm Battle Headquarters (Monument)
MDV78388Related to: Reservoir, Exeter Airfield Dispersed Accommodation (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:00AM