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HER Number:MDV57272
Name:TRANSFORMER STATION in the Parish of Upottery

Summary

Mechanical and electrical plinth. Construction: nine inch walled enclosure. Function: this was the sub-station for the adjacent stand-by set house (now demolished). Here, in the event of a power failure from the outside supply, the transformer and switchgear. Could automatically be brought into operation to provide an alternative electrical supply to essential buildings. Not inspected internally but seems to be in good condition (francis).

Location

Grid Reference:ST 202 108
Map Sheet:ST21SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpottery
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPOTTERY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST21SW/22/2/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV101012.

Francis, p. /blackdown hills airfield survey/(1995)/upottery:45.


Francis, P., 1995, Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey. Dunkeswell and Upottery., 111 (Report - Survey). SDV312951.

Mechanical and electrical plinth. Construction: nine inch walled enclosure. Function: this was the sub-station for the adjacent stand-by set house (now demolished). Here, in the event of a power failure from the outside supply, the transformer and switchgear. Could automatically be brought into operation to provide an alternative electrical supply to essential buildings. Not inspected internally but seems to be in good condition (francis).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101012Migrated Record:
SDV312951Report - Survey: Francis, P.. 1995. Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey. Dunkeswell and Upottery.. Blackdown Hills AONB. Digital + A4. 111.

Associated Monuments

MDV57276Part of: Dispersed Site 3, Upottery Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4948 - Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM