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HER Number:MDV67868
Name:Winkleigh Airfield VHF Receiving Station

Summary

One structure remains of the VHF Receiving Station, which formerly comprised a Receiving Block, Rest Hut and VHF Tower.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 644 105
Map Sheet:SS61SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61SW/77

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY INSTALLATION (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.

The survey of Winkleigh Airfield by ACE Archaeology Club in 1999 compared the 1945 plan with surviving structures. One structure remains of the VHF (Very High Frequency) Receiving Station, which formerly comprised a Receiving Block, Rest Hut and VHF Tower. Other details: Sites 461-463.

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: #98728 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV46535Related to: Winkleigh Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 22 2010 10:44AM