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HER Number:MDV78388
Name:Reservoir, Exeter Airfield Dispersed Accommodation


Reservoir serving World War II airfield dispersed accommodation.


Grid Reference:SY 009 944
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

  • RESERVOIR (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Horner, B., 1996, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV100864.

Visited 13/06/1996. A pair of military buildings visible from airfield at SY00969441 (Monument 55684) and SY00989438. These are fairly slight structures and could be observation posts or some other form of ancillary building associated with Exeter Airfield.

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 104 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Reservoir located at the highest point on Treasebeare Farm. This is a reinforced concrete reservoir to provide a good head for a supply of fresh water for the dispersed living sites. Not shown on 1944 Air Ministry site plan.
In fair condition. Other details: Site 45; Map 10.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV100864Personal Comment: Horner, B.. 1996.
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. 104.

Associated Monuments

MDV78139Part of: Treasbeare Farm Battle Headquarters (Monument)
MDV55684Related to: Pump House, Exeter Airfield Dispersed Accommodation (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:22AM