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HER Number:MDV78825
Name:Parade Ground, Military Training Camp, Bicton Common

Summary

Parade ground marked on plan of military training camp, and visible on 1940s aerial photographs, to north of Fryingpans.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 036 852
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBicton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBICTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARADE GROUND (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.

'Parade Ground' shown north-west of Frying Pans Area. Map object based on this Source.


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

Large square cleared area visible north of Fryingpans.


Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.

Square area shown opposite building north of Fryingpans.


Exeter Archaeology, 1999, Archaeological Assessment of Thorn Tree Plantation, near Blackhill Quarry, Woodbury (Report - Assessment). SDV336320.


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

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336320Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1999. Archaeological Assessment of Thorn Tree Plantation, near Blackhill Quarry, Woodbury. Exeter Archaeology Report. 99.71. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital).
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).
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

  • EDV4422 - Archaeological Assessment of Thorn Tree Plantation near Blackhill Quarry, Woodbury

Date Last Edited:Jun 17 2014 9:46AM