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HER Number:MDV55692
Name:RAF Harrowbeer

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SX 508 684
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of the World War II RAF Harrowbeer airfield, as well as medieval fields and farms, industrial tin working, sections of the Devonport and Plymouth Leats, and part of the Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway on Roborough Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/112/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY BUILDING (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

1954, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220165.

Raf harrowbeer. Group of airfield buildings recorded on raf 1946 and 1947 ap's. Appear to be airfield main technical buildings, stores, workshops and possibly some accommodation hutting. Several dispersed blast shelters for personnel also recorded. To the south, beside the airfield perimeter track at the n end of two of the runways, are two bellman hangars. Teague refers to various stores buildings being built here in 1941. Only trackways and standings are recorded in this area on the os 6" (1954) map (dob worksheet).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220166.

Des=dob worksheet (horner, w. )/ (1996)/ in smr.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV220165Migrated Record: 1954.
SDV220166Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV55694Related to: Small Arms Ammunition Store, Harrowbeer Airfield, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 11 2017 11:58AM