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HER Number:MDV71779
Name:Salcombe, Southdown AA Battery


Heavy AA battery at Southdown, Salcombe. Site never armed.


Grid Reference:SX 706 384
Map Sheet:SX73NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMalborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMALBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Dobinson, C. S., 1996, Anti-aircraft artillery, 1914-46 (Monograph). SDV323690.

Heavy AA site at Southdown, Salcombe. Site does not appear to have been armed or equipped with radar. Other details: AAI.

Dobinson, C. S., 1996, Twentieth Century Fortifications in England: Anti-aircraft Artillery, 1914-1946, 447 (Report - non-specific). SDV356328.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323690Monograph: Dobinson, C. S.. 1996. Anti-aircraft artillery, 1914-46. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. I.4. A4 Bound.
SDV356328Report - non-specific: Dobinson, C. S.. 1996. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England: Anti-aircraft Artillery, 1914-1946. Council for British Archaeology Report. 1.3. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 447.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6587 - Archaeological Assessment of Land between Bolt Heat and Bolt Tail

Date Last Edited:Apr 9 2015 1:37PM