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HER Number:MDV78318
Name:Aviation Petrol Installation, Exeter Airfield

Summary

Remains of airfield petrol installation. The three 12,000 gallon underground tanks may survive.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 992 940
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

  • PETROL STATION (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, 85 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Aviation Petrol Installation (36,000 gallons). The pump house and all above-ground plant equipment have been romoved. The only physical evidence is the roadwhay that surrounds the installation, and a comcrete ramp used to park the petrol tanker while unloading into the underground tanks. The three 12,000 gallon underground tanks may be in-situ. Other details: Site 89; Map 8.

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

Davis, R. A., 2014, Exeter Skypark, Devon, RGF Site Clearance and Landscaping: Historic Building Record, 5; Plate 1 (Report - Survey). SDV357036.

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. 85.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105208 ]
SDV357036Report - Survey: Davis, R. A.. 2014. Exeter Skypark, Devon, RGF Site Clearance and Landscaping: Historic Building Record. Wessex Archaeology Report. 100863.02. A4 Bound + Digital. 5; Plate 1.

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