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HER Number:MDV78486
Name:Searchlight Battery 'Ack 3/Sugar 3', Treasbear Farm

Summary

Two searchlight batteries at Treasbear Farm during 1941.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 008 944
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

  • SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY (World War II - 1941 AD to 1941 AD (Between))

Full description

Francis, P., 1999, Exeter Airport. Historic Airport Survey for Devon County Council & East Devon District Council, 138 (Report - non-specific). SDV323390.

Searchlight battery 'Ack 3/Sugar 3' at Treasbear Farm. Three searchlights (one cluster) of 85th Searchlight Regiment (Mobile Defence Group), one searchlight of 539 Battery, 88th Searchlight Regiment (inner Aerodrome Defence) and one searchlight spacing, 1941.

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. 138.

Associated Monuments

MDV48842Related to: Exeter Airfield (Military) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4774 - Historic Airport Survey, Exeter Airport

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2020 8:23AM