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HER Number:MDV78169
Name:Technical Latrine, Exeter Airfield


Latrine to World War II airfield workshops. In fair condition.


Grid Reference:SY 002 933
Map Sheet:SY09SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClyst Honiton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLYST HONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LATRINE GENERAL (World War II to Late 20th Century - 1939 AD to 1999 AD (Between))

Full description

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 71 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Technical Latrine. This building is shown on the earliest known Air Ministry site plan (7633/40, dated June 1940). Toilet facilities were not generally available inside technical buildings on Royal Air Force stations. Instead, as part of the dispersal arrangement,they were provided in the form of detached buildings often built close to the building which they served. This example provided for technical staff working in the main workshops.
Constructed in temporary brick, with single-pitch corrugated asbestonsheeting. In fair condition. Other details: Site 223a.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323390Report - non-specific: Francis, P.. 1999. Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council. Airfield Research Publishing Report. Digital + A4. 71. [Mapped feature: #48638 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Part of: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:19AM