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HER Number:MDV77710
Name:Shrapnel, Braunton Burrows Military Training Area


Previously recorded shrapnel not located during survey. May have been removed or obscured by vegetation.


Grid Reference:SS 450 364
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and structural remains of World War II military training features for D-Day Landings on Braunton Burrows

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Goddard, S. + Todd, M., 2005, Medieval Rudge, Morchard Bishop (Article in Serial). SDV344644.

Visited 2009. Information provided by R. Bass. Shrapnel located at edge of pond. Not located. NGR places site within modern pond/scrape excavation so probably removed. Alternatively could be obscured by long marram grass. Other details: Site 93.

Unknown, 2010, Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Shapefiles of Archaeological Sites (Un-published). SDV344665.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344644Article in Serial: Goddard, S. + Todd, M.. 2005. Medieval Rudge, Morchard Bishop. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 63. Paperback Volume.
SDV344665Un-published: Unknown. 2010. Farm Environment Plan (FEP), Shapefiles of Archaeological Sites. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital. [Mapped feature: #104636 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV57283Part of: Braunton Areas A, B, C and D of US Assault Training Centre (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV5085 - METAL OBJECT (World War II to Unknown - 1939 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV4737 - Stewardship Scheme Archaeological Survey, Braunton Burrows

Date Last Edited:Jul 7 2017 12:39PM