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HER Number:MDV78173
Name:Lubricant and Inflammable Store, Exeter Airfield

Summary

Lubricant and inflammable store to World War II airfield. In very good condition, and now used by flying school.

Location

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

  • STOREHOUSE (World War II to XXI - 1939 AD to 2010 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Map object based on this Source.

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 72 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Lubricant and Inflammable Store. Built for the storage of lubricant oils, paint and other inflammable liquids.
This is an 18 foot span, 4.5-bay, temporary brick hut. It originally had a timber framed roof supporting corrugated asbestos sheeting, but the timber trusses may have been replaced with steel trusses.
The building is in very good condition and retains most of its original windows. Double doors have been replaced at one end by a single door. Now used by Exeter Air Training School. Other details: Map 6, Site 229.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

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. 72.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

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 8:20AM