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HER Number:MDV57808
Name:Group of Barrack and Service Huts, Exeter Airfield

Summary

Group of 20 nissen-type huts and a single ridged hut recorded on raf 1947 ap just to w of treasbeare farm. Partly in single line along hedgerows (horner).

Location

Grid Reference:SY 005 942
Map Sheet:SY09SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClyst Honiton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLYST HONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY09SW/75/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV115777.

Des=horner, w. /(24/6/1997)/note in pf.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV115778.

Des=horner, w. /(30/6/1997)/as above.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV115779.

Aph=raf=cpe/uk/1974/3458/(11/4/1947)/smr 37/35.


Horner, B., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1669.

Group of 20 nissen-type huts and a single ridged hut recorded on raf 1947 ap just to w of treasbeare farm. Partly in single line along hedgerows (horner).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV2244.

Vis=24/6/1997 (horner) single rusting nissen hut visible from airfield (horner).


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


Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 147 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Along the south and south-west boundaries of this field, Francis lists nine barrack huts for 12 airmen (N), one barrack hut for 12, one barrack hut, one ablutions (N), one cookhouse (N), one equipment store (N), one sergeants' quarters for 8, one boiler house for officers' showers and sergeants' ablutions and one small arms ammuntion store and armoury. All demolished by May 1999. Other details: Buildings 157-173.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV115777Migrated Record:
SDV115778Migrated Record:
SDV115779Aerial Photograph:
SDV1669Migrated Record: Horner, B..
SDV2244Migrated Record:
SDV323390Report - non-specific: Francis, P.. 1999. Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council. Airfield Research Publishing Report. Digital + A4. 147.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #95887 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV78139Part of: Treasbeare Farm Battle Headquarters (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Nov 28 2017 10:09AM