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HER Number:MDV72485
Name:Roadblock S.Rd.134, Lyme Road, Axminster

Summary

Site of Roadblock S.Rd.134 on Lyme Road. Part of the Axminster fortified area on the Second World War Taunton Stop Line constructed in 1940.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 301 983
Map Sheet:SY39NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROADBLOCK (World War II - 1940 AD to 1940 AD)

Full description

Royal Engineers, 1940, Plans of Taunton Stop Line, Axminster Union & RD (Cartographic). SDV325259.

Location of roadblock marked on Royal Engineer's plan.


Dobinson, C. S., 1998, The Taunton Stop Line. Component Listing, 13 (Report - non-specific). SDV109230.

Roadblock S.Rd.134 for Axminster, Priority 'Rear' with 13 tetrahedra and 21 mines.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Map object approximate.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV109230Report - non-specific: Dobinson, C. S.. 1998. The Taunton Stop Line. Component Listing. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. AI/S/3. Photocopy. 13.
SDV325259Cartographic: Royal Engineers. 1940. Plans of Taunton Stop Line. Royal Engineers Survey Plan circa July 1940. Unknown. Axminster Union & RD.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #47571 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV45243Part of: Axminster Strong Point on the Taunton Stop Line (Monument)
MDV119535Part of: Taunton Stop Line (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 17 2018 3:07PM