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HER Number:MDV57811
Name:Fighter Pen Defended Walls, Exeter Airfield

Summary

Possible loopholed wall on se end of aircraft dispersal pen. Facing se/ recorded on raf 1947 ap and on dcc mapview. Viewed from runway 24/6/1997 may have been demolished (horner).

Location

Grid Reference:SY 005 939
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/97

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV117053.

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

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV117054.

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

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

Possible loopholed wall on se end of aircraft dispersal pen. Facing se/ recorded on raf 1947 ap and on dcc mapview. Viewed from runway 24/6/1997 may have been demolished (horner).

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 99 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Defended walls to fighter aircraft pen. In fair conditon. Other details: Site 189; Map 10.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV117053Migrated Record:
SDV117054Aerial Photograph:
SDV1669Migrated Record: Horner, B..
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. 99.

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Part of: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)
MDV78374Related to: Fighter Pen, Exeter Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:00AM