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HER Number:MDV78223
Name:Defence Post "D", Exeter Airfield

Summary

Pickett-Hamilton Fort, now full of water.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 995 933
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClyst Honiton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLYST HONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PICKETT HAMILTON FORT (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 81 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Defence Post "D". A Pickett-Hamilton Fort in its closed position. The access hatch has been wired shut, but it was possible to lift it enough to confirm that it is full of water.
Condition uncertain, but probably poor.

Pillbox Study Group, 2012, WWII Defence Sites, e11450 (Un-published). SDV357880.

Pickett Hamilton Fort.

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. 81.
SDV357880Un-published: Pillbox Study Group. 2012. WWII Defence Sites. Digital. e11450.

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