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HER Number:MDV72489
Name:Railblock to the north-east of Broom, Chardstock


Site of former railblock over the river Axe to the north-east of Broom. Part of the Second World War Taunton Stop Line.


Grid Reference:ST 328 026
Map Sheet:ST30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChardstock
DistrictEast Devon
DistrictWest Dorset
Ecclesiastical ParishCHARDSTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Dobinson, C. S., 1998, The Taunton Stop Line. Component Listing, 14 (Report - non-specific). SDV109230.

Railblock, S.Rl.25. Bridge over river Axe near Broom.

Foot, W., 2005, Defence Areas. A National Study of Second World War Anti-Invasion Landscapes in England, DA04-Wadbrook-S0000100 (Map2) (Report - Survey). SDV360266.


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. 14. [Mapped feature: #47572 ]
SDV360266Report - Survey: Foot, W.. 2005. Defence Areas. A National Study of Second World War Anti-Invasion Landscapes in England. Council for British Archaeology/English Heritage. Digital. DA04-Wadbrook-S0000100 (Map2).

Associated Monuments

MDV119535Part of: The Taunton Stop Line (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 12 2019 12:04PM