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HER Number:MDV71850
Name:Dartmouth Site [F], AA Battery


An anti-aircraft battery was sited here during the Second World War. It is possible that it was sited on the circular mound recorded by Exeter Archaeology.


Grid Reference:SX 880 527
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingswear
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSWEAR

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, 731 (Monograph). SDV323690.

Light AA Battery at Site [F], Dartmouth. No information regarding equipment or manning recorded. Other details: AAI.

Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Archaeological Assessment of Noss Marina Kingswear, Devon, 14 (Report - Assessment). SDV336131.

28. Earth mound. A roughly circular earth mound about 5.0 metres in diameter and 1.4 metres high. It has a flat top with a low parapet around the edge. The mound is now overgrown with trees but it is possible that it could be a Second World War feature, perhaps a gun emplacement associated with the landing craft repair facility.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323690Monograph: Dobinson, C. S.. 1996. Anti-aircraft artillery, 1914-46. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. I.4. A4 Bound. 731.
SDV336131Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2002. Archaeological Assessment of Noss Marina Kingswear, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 02.38. Digital. 14.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8210 - Archaeological assessment of Noss Marina

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2020 2:50PM