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HER Number:MDV78851
Name:Bayonet Stance, Military Training Camp, East Budleigh Common


Bayonet stance at south-west corner of military training camp, visible on 1940s aerial photograph.


Grid Reference:SY 044 844
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Dalditch Camp. Earthworks and features of Second World War army training camp and earthworks of prehistoric barrow

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY TRAINING SITE (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.

Large rectangular structure (unmarked) shown on south-west side of camp, adjacent to nissen huts.

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

Large rectangular structure visible on south side of a block of nissen huts, at south-east corner of military training camp. Map object based on this Source.

Baines, C., 2010, Bayonet Stance (Personal Comment). SDV345900.

Flat white structure visible on 1946-1949 aerial photograph layer, but not labelled on plan of military training site, is identical to others labelled 'Bayonet Stance'.

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

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).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV345782Cartographic: Basford, C.. Plan of Military Training Site on Bicton and East Budleigh Commons. Plan.
SDV345900Personal Comment: Baines, C.. 2010. Bayonet Stance.

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 17 2014 12:23PM