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HER Number:MDV78357
Name:Ammunition Store, Exeter Airfield

Summary

World War II ammunition store.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 000 940
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

  • MAGAZINE (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 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, 95 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Ammunition Store House. One of two store houses for the storage of .303, 20 millimetre, 2 pound and 40 millimetre anti-aircraft ammunition and pyrotechnics. A rectangular plan, forming a block of six storage cubicles. An external annexe housed a heating chamber to provide heat for one cubicle used to store 2 pound anti-aircraft ammunition. Each cubicle has its own access through double steel doors and is protected by a traverse brick wall.
All walls (except heating chamber), are 18 inch solid brick which, along with concrete beams, support a reinforced concrete slab roof.
In fair condition. Other details: Site; 124; Map 9.

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. 95.
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 8:21AM