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HER Number:MDV78874
Name:Possible Bayonet Stance, Military Training Camp, East Budleigh Common


Possible bayonet stance visible on 1940s aerial photograph, adjacent to parade ground to north-east of Wheathill Plantation


Grid Reference:SY 042 849
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

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.

Structure not shown on plan.

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

White flat structure visible to north-east of Wheathill Plantation, adjacent to parade ground.

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

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105682 ]
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 2:32PM