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HER Number:MDV78417
Name:Sick Bay, Nissen Creek


One wall of the World War II sick quarters survives, incorporated into a later building.


Grid Reference:SX 969 955
Map Sheet:SX99NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroad Clyst
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADCLYST

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOSPITAL (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, 114 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Sick Quarters. Only a fragment of this Nissen hut survives, which is a temporary brick end wall. This has now been adapted into a gable end of another building (using bricks and asbestos sheeting from other huts), and this has a similar footprint to that of the original. Other details: Sit3 43; Map 14.

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. 114.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105296 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV53281Part of: Nissen Creek, Second World War Womens Auxiliary Air Force Accommodation Camp (Monument)
MDV48842Related to: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)
MDV53279Related to: RAF Sector Operations Block, Poltimore Park (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:23AM