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HER Number:MDV55685
Name:Pinhoe, ROC post

Summary

13/06/1996(Horner) Post War ROC bunker visible beside wind sock just to north of road from Clyst Honiton and within the airfield perimeter (Horner).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 996 933
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClyst Honiton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLYST HONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SE/179

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OBSERVATION POST (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Wood, K., 1976, Attack Warning Red, 284 (Monograph). SDV143823.

The wartime ROC observation post at Pinhoe was relocated to Exeter Airfield in September 1961. It was rebuilt as an underground nuclear monitoring station in 1962 (Wood).

Home Office, 1992, UKWMO Monitoring Posts (Correspondence). SDV324407.

EXE 31 Pinhoe on list of UKWMO monitoring posts.

Horner, W., 1996, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV100922.

13/06/1996(Horner) Post War ROC bunker visible beside wind sock just to North of road from Clyst Honiton and within the airfield perimeter (Horner).

Holmes, L. R., 1997, Exeter 10 Group Condition of Posts (Devon) Stood Down in September 1991 (Worksheet). SDV324408.

Site visited 8-12-1996 - Underground post is in very good condition. No trace of A/G post. This post is sited on the perimeter track of Exeter Airport.

Dobinson, C. S., 2000, Twentieth Century Fortifications in England Vol. XI.1 & XI.2: The Cold War, 201 (Report - non-specific). SDV324255.

Site of ROC post. Moved to location in September 1961 from SX975953 (PRN: 72240). Underground by May 1962 and still in use after 1968.

Bryant, A., 2007, East of Exeter Major Scheme Bid M5 Junction 29 and Old A30, Exeter, Devon: Historic Environment Desk-based Assessment, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV345164.

Other details: Appendix 1, site 79.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV100922Report - Survey: Horner, W.. 1996.
SDV143823Monograph: Wood, K.. 1976. Attack Warning Red. Attack Warning Red. Unknown. 284.
SDV324255Report - non-specific: Dobinson, C. S.. 2000. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England Vol. XI.1 & XI.2: The Cold War. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. XI.1 & XI.2. A4 Bound + Digital. 201.
SDV324407Correspondence: Home Office. 1992. UKWMO Monitoring Posts. Letter to County Council.
SDV324408Worksheet: Holmes, L. R.. 1997. Exeter 10 Group Condition of Posts (Devon) Stood Down in September 1991. Worksheet.
SDV345164Report - Assessment: Bryant, A.. 2007. East of Exeter Major Scheme Bid M5 Junction 29 and Old A30, Exeter, Devon: Historic Environment Desk-based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 63771.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 10.

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Part of: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)
MDV72238Related to: Exeter ROC post (Monument)
MDV72240Related to: Pinhoe, ROC post (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3381 - Exeter 10 Group Condition of Posts (Devon) Stood Down in September 1991
  • EDV4887 - Assessment Two Areas of Highway to the East of Exeter

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:00AM