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HER Number:MDV57286
Name:Assault Training Centre Mortuary, Braunton Burrows

Summary

Stone building converted for use as the Assault Training Centre mortuary

Location

Grid Reference:SS 461 352
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/260/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MORTUARY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

A building is marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.


Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/106G/UK/1501, 4005 (Aerial Photograph). SDV337198.

A building is visible on the Royal Air Force 1946 aerial photograph. Other details: HER: 3/32.


Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

Building recorded, but un-named on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1963) map.


Nature Conservancy Council, 1989, Braunton Burrows Habitat Map (Cartographic). SDV339613.

A building is marked on the Braunton Burrows Habitat Map.


Bass, R. T., 1992, Spirits of the Sand, 156 (Monograph). SDV339609.

This stone linhay was converted for use as the Assault Training Centre mortuary.


Horner, B., 1997, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV339661.

Building said to be the Assault Training Centre mortuary. Stood at edge of field near to present Sandy Lane Car Park.


Miller, D., 2006, World War Two Features Annotated onto Braunton Burrows Habitat Map (Cartographic). SDV339606.

'Military Building' is annotated onto the Braunton Burrows Habitat Map.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 836 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Passmore, A. + Knight, S., 2009, Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Updated Spreadsheet of Archaeological Sites (Un-published). SDV344664.

Other details: Site 135.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337198Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/106G/UK/1501. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4005.
SDV339606Cartographic: Miller, D.. 2006. World War Two Features Annotated onto Braunton Burrows Habitat Map. Nature Conservancy Council. Photocopy.
SDV339609Monograph: Bass, R. T.. 1992. Spirits of the Sand. Spirits of the Sand. Unknown. 156.
SDV339613Cartographic: Nature Conservancy Council. 1989. Braunton Burrows Habitat Map. Photocopy + Digital.
SDV339661Personal Comment: Horner, B.. 1997. Not Applicable.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 836.
SDV344664Un-published: Passmore, A. + Knight, S.. 2009. Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Updated Spreadsheet of Archaeological Sites. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95730 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV57283Related to: Braunton Areas A, B, C and D of US Assault Training Centre (Monument)
MDV77679Related to: Burrows House, Braunton Burrows (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4737 - Stewardship Scheme Archaeological Survey, Braunton Burrows

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2016 3:36PM