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HER Number:MDV78332
Name:Robin Hangar, Exeter Airfield


World War II aircraft hangar in fair condition.


Grid Reference:SX 998 943
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

  • HANGAR (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, 92 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Robin Hangar. A small end-opening (one end only) Ministry of Aircraft Production storage shed, often erected as a dispersed hangar. Construction is a series of standard steel-framed "A" frames spaced at 12 foot 6 inch centres, which form a standard length shed of 5 bays. Steep pitch roof trusses and "A" frames are clad with corrugated iron. Doors in four leaves open full width along projecting door guides supported by outriggers.
Clear height 14 feet, clear span 44 fee, clear length 62 foot 6 inches. In fair condition.
This example is not shown on the 1944 Air Ministry site plan, but is shown on the 1947 Royal Air Force aerial photography. Other details: Site 95; Map 9.

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

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. 92.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105220 ]

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 8:21AM