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HER Number:MDV78808
Name:Nissen Huts, Military Training Camp, East Budleigh Common

Summary

Nissen huts, many in groups of four, shown as accommodation on plan of military training camp, and visible on 1940s aerial photograph.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 041 850
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Basford, C., Plan of Military Training Site on Bicton and East Budleigh Commons (Cartographic). SDV345782.

A number of Nissen Huts used as accommodation, and often in groups of four, on west side of Tuckers Area close to main road through the camp. Map object based on this Source.


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

Nissen huts, some in groups of four, others in a row along the track through the site. Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV345782Cartographic: Basford, C.. Plan of Military Training Site on Bicton and East Budleigh Commons. Plan.

Associated Monuments

MDV15101Part of: Dalditch Camp. World War Two Army Training Camp, Infantry Training Centre (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 16 2014 3:43PM