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HER Number:MDV78756
Name:Works Services Hut, Upottery Airfield

Summary

World War II Women's Auxiliary Air Force accommodation site.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 194 105
Map Sheet:ST11SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClayhidon
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAYHIDON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.


Francis, P., 1995, Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey. Dunkeswell and Upottery., 94 (Report - Survey). SDV312951.

Works service huts and yard.
Construction: rendered 4.5 inch brick walls with piers at ten feet centres supporting 18 feet span steel trusses carrying corrugated asbestos sheeting.
Function: originally four Air Ministry Works Department buildings within walled yard containing offices and workshops for the clerk of works and his staff. Only two huts survive, at ST19381052 and ST19401051, both in poor condition


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV312951Report - Survey: Francis, P.. 1995. Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey. Dunkeswell and Upottery.. Blackdown Hills AONB. Digital + A4. 94.
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). [Mapped feature: #105575 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV47202Part of: Upottery Airfield (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4948 - Blackdown Hills Airfield Survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 5 2019 2:14PM