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HER Number:MDV56524
Name:Station Offices, Dunkeswell Airfield


Site of the Station offices. Originally constructed of rendered brick with piers supporting steel trusses carrying corrugated asbestos roof. The building has been demolished and only the concrete base remains.


Grid Reference:ST 136 073
Map Sheet:ST10NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunkeswell
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNKESWELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10NW/41/64

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV130998.

Francis, p. /blackdown hills airfield survey/(1995)/dunkeswell: 70.

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Rectangular building shown.

Francis, P., 1995, Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey. Dunkeswell and Upottery., 49 (Report - Survey). SDV312951.

Station offices. Construction: rendered 4.5 inch brick with piers at ten feet centres supporting 28 feet span steel trusses carrying corrugated asbestos sheeting. Function: the administration of the airfield complex was conducted from here. Building divided into a number of offices for adjutant, accounts clerks, orderly room, chief accounts officer, defence officer and commanding officer. Building now practically demolished with just one wall remaining (francis).

GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Only the concrete base remains.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV130998Migrated Record:
SDV312951Report - Survey: Francis, P.. 1995. Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey. Dunkeswell and Upottery.. Blackdown Hills AONB. Digital + A4. 49.
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital).
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95556 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV45090Part of: Dunkeswell Airfield, Dunkeswell (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4948 - Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2016 3:57PM