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HER Number:MDV78391
Name:Mess Building, Exeter Airfield Dispersed Site 2

Summary

World War II mess building. Now used for storage.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 013 933
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

  • MESS (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, 109 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Dining room on Exeter Airfield Dispersed Site 2. A large complex based around three 28 foot span temporary brick huts joined together to create a building with an "E" plan. The two outer wings of the "E" were dining rooms, and the middle hut functioned as the kitchen, food preperation, wash-up, food store, boiler house and servery. Now used as storage.
In fair condition. Other details: Site 256; Map 11.

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. 109.
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

MDV48846Part of: Exeter Airfield Dispersed Site 2 (Monument)
MDV48842Related to: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:22AM