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HER Number:MDV70929
Name:Trackway, Military Training Site, East Budleigh Common

Summary

Trackway running from centre of camp, eastwards past sewage works, visible on 1940s aerial photograph.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 044 848
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SW/362

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Basford, C., Plan of Military Training Site on Bicton and East Budleigh Commons (Cartographic). SDV345782.

Track shown on east-west alignment, between incinerators and sewage works.


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

Track shown running east from centre of camp past sewage works.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 11, Part 1; 61, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 226 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

Trackway/hollow way, circa 2 metres high by circa 4 metres deep, running eastwards from this area to meet another track at SY 04569 84907. Track circa 1.5 metres wide by up to 2 metres deep on north side. Follows natural bottom of a small valley. Probably related to World War Two camp (sites 94 and 69).


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No. 226 (Archive - Survey). SDV358490.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, Site No. 226 (Report - Survey). SDV359019.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 11, Part 1; 61, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 226.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #99538 ]
SDV345782Cartographic: Basford, C.. Plan of Military Training Site on Bicton and East Budleigh Commons. Plan.
SDV358490Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 226.
SDV359019Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. Site No. 226.

Associated Monuments

MDV15101Part of: Dalditch Camp. World War Two Army Training Camp, Infantry Training Centre (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2016 3:08PM