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HER Number:MDV67765
Name:Mechanical and Electrical Plinth, Winkleigh Airfield


Brick-built Mechanical and Electrical plinth in good condition.


Grid Reference:SS 616 095
Map Sheet:SS60NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60NW/20/60

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ELECTRICITY SUB STATION (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Map object based on this Source.

ACE Archaeology Club, 1999, Winkleigh Airfield Survey (Un-published). SDV20447.

M + E plinth of permanent brick construction in good condition. Metal bolts are set in the concrete floor. Broken glass in wall capping. Other details: Site 53.

ACE Archaeology Club, 2008, Winkleigh Airfield, 12-13 (Report - Survey). SDV359876.

These buildings contained relays and electrical equipment. Constructed of brick, the walls topped with concrete imbedded with broken glass. No windows. Structurally sound although the doors are generally missing. Steel bolts still embedded in the concrete floor which secured the generators. See report for details of individual buildings.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV20447Un-published: ACE Archaeology Club. 1999. Winkleigh Airfield Survey. Digital.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV359876Report - Survey: ACE Archaeology Club. 2008. Winkleigh Airfield. ACE Archaeology. Digital. 12-13.

Associated Monuments

MDV46535Part of: Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7124 - Survey of Winkleigh Airfield (Ref: 1999)

Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2016 11:37AM