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HER Number:MDV78360
Name:Ammunition Store, Exeter Airfield


World War II ammunition store.


Grid Reference:SY 001 941
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

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 98 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

One of two ammunition store houses for the storage of .303, 20 millimetre, 2 pound anti-aircraft ammunition and pyrotechnics. This building is the largest version. It has a rectangular plan forming a block of eight storage cubicles. External annexes provided heat to cubicles storing 2 pound anti-aircraft ammunition. Each cubicle has its own access through double steel doors and is protected by a traverse brick wall. Each cubicle measures 2o feet by 26 feet and has a clear height of 7 feet.
All walls (except heating chamber) are 18 inch solidy brick which, along with concrete beams, support a reinforced concrete slab roof.
In fair condition. Other details: Site 134; Map 10.

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. 98.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105237 ]

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