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HER Number:MDV58004
Name:Collyton, Bombing Decoy

Summary

Collyton (or Collytown) WWII bombing decoy. Parent site was the Naval armament depot at Bull Point, Plymouth. Consisted of grid five and simulated ammunition fire (Crawshaw).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 468 655
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERE FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/612

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOMBING DECOY (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV224072.

Crawshaw, A. /WWII decoy sites/(Nov 1996). MS + Original plans/in SMR.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV224073.

Crawshaw, A. /WWII decoy sites/(1996)/disk in SMR.

RAF, 1940's, Collyton Site "PL1(F)" (Cartographic). SDV324245.

Tracing fron 6" Ordnance Survey sheet CXI SE. Shows location of Grid Fire and Ammunition Fire decoys. Other details: APM 199 733.

Crawshaw, A., 1996, WWII Bombing decoys (Un-published). SDV145387.

Collyton (or Collytown) WWII bombing decoy. Parent site was the naval armament depot at Bull Point, Plymouth. Consisted of grid five and simulated ammunition fire (Crawshaw).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145387Un-published: Crawshaw, A.. 1996. WWII Bombing decoys.
SDV224072Migrated Record:
SDV224073Migrated Record:
SDV324245Cartographic: RAF. 1940's. Collyton Site "PL1(F)". Site plan.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 31 2021 1:54PM