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HER Number:MDV78381
Name:Flight Offices, Exeter Airfield


World War II office building with original roof and fenestration.


Grid Reference:SY 005 940
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

  • FLIGHT OFFICE (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, 103 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Flight Offices "BK". This 18 foot span temporary brick hut with a "T" plan was the administration office for the Flight which occupied the three fighter pens in the eastern half of the dispersal loop area. The building is sub-divided into office accommodation for flight officers, flight clerks and stores.
The leg of the "T" retains much of its fenestration, while one of the arms now has a modern up-and-over garage door. The roof is original.
In fair condition. Other details: Site 185; Map 10; Plate 35.

Salvatore, J., 2001, Exeter Airport (Correspondence). SDV348644.

Suggested for preservation as part of a heritage trail.

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. 103.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105257 ]
SDV348644Correspondence: Salvatore, J.. 2001. Exeter Airport. Email from English Heritage. A4 Single Sheet.

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 8:22AM