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HER Number:MDV71874
Name:Salcombe, Site 1 AA Battery


Light AA Battery at Site 1, Salcombe.


Grid Reference:SX 754 416
Map Sheet:SX74SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCharleton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCHARLETON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of medieval blue slate quarries and reclamation Dam, west of Frogmore Creek

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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, 769 (Monograph). SDV323690.

Light AA Battery at Site '1', Salcombe. Equipped with a single 40mm Bofors gun on a MkII platform. No manning information recorded. Other details: AAI.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323690Monograph: Dobinson, C. S.. 1996. Anti-aircraft artillery, 1914-46. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. I.4. A4 Bound. 769.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 25 2019 2:03PM