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HER Number:MDV61530
Name:Munitions Factory, Bradley Lane, Newton Abbot


Site of munitions factory where Spitfire components were made during the Second World War.


Grid Reference:SX 855 713
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/424

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FACTORY (World War II to XX - 1939 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Factory site shown on Royal Air Force aerial photograph.

Jury, R., 1997, Munitions Factory, Bradley Lane Industrial Estate (Worksheet). SDV349587.

Site visit 24th June 1997. Second World War munitions factory on Bradley Lane where Spitfire components were made. Site awaiting redevelopment.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

The site has now been redeveloped.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349587Worksheet: Jury, R.. 1997. Munitions Factory, Bradley Lane Industrial Estate. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV61531Related to: Air Raid Shelters, Meadow Side, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 22 2014 10:01AM