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HER Number:MDV57299
Name:Bridestow Camp

Summary

Military camp of mostly nissen type huts recorded on raf 1947 ap coverage. Sited to the sw of leawood house (aph).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 514 885
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBridestowe
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/163

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PRISONER OF WAR CAMP (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

APH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219946.

Military camp of mostly nissen type huts recorded on raf 1947 ap coverage. Sited to the sw of leawood house (aph).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV219947.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1995/1241/(13/04/1947)/smr 34/137.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Map object based on this source.


Thomas, R. J. C., 2003, Prisoner of War Camps (1939-1948), 48 (Report - non-specific). SDV347543.

Bridestow Camp. Prisoner of War Camp No. 673. Buildings removed. Site now woodland.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219946Migrated Record: APH.
SDV219947Aerial Photograph:
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV347543Report - non-specific: Thomas, R. J. C.. 2003. Prisoner of War Camps (1939-1948). English Heritage. Digital + A4. 48.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2015 11:04AM