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HER Number:MDV56236
Name:Auxiliary Hide South-West of Stone Farm


Auxiliary hide reported in copse to south-west of Stone Farm, in an old quarry with the entrance concealed by rubbish. Exact location unknown.


Grid Reference:SS 480 258
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/258

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Horner, W., 1996, Auxiliary Hide at Stone Farm (Worksheet). SDV356922.

Second World War "British Resistance" auxiliary unit bunker reported at above location. Reportedly in copse to south-west of Stone Farm. Sited in an old quarry with entrance concealed by tipped rubbish.

Hannaford, N., 2015, Bideford (East the Water) Auxiliary Unit Patrol and Operational Base (Website). SDV360563.

Was sited in a old quarry on the edge of a copse to the South West of Stone Farm.
The OB was Destroyed after the war.
Size of OB unknown but it is known that the entrance was concealed by tipped rubbish.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV356922Worksheet: Horner, W.. 1996. Auxiliary Hide at Stone Farm. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV360563Website: Hannaford, N.. 2015. Bideford (East the Water) Auxiliary Unit Patrol and Operational Base. http://coleshillhouse.com. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2017 1:37PM