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HER Number:MDV67791
Name:M. G. Firing Range, Winkleigh Airfield


Brick built firing range in very good condition.


Grid Reference:SS 623 097
Map Sheet:SS60NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60NW/20/86

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY TRAINING SITE (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

M. G. (machine gun?) Range of four firing points of brick and sand construction. The brick wall is in very good condition. No sand or earth remains. There is what looks like a flag pole on the west end of the wall. Other details: Site 77.

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). [Mapped feature: #98657 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV67792Related to: Machine Gunnery Test Butt, Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)
MDV67793Related to: Probable Military Building, Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)
MDV67794Related to: Probable Military Building, Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)
MDV46535Related to: Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:May 7 2010 11:18AM