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HER Number:MDV80115
Name:Generator House, RAF Branscombe Radar Station


Standby generator house on the technical site of RAF Branscombe Radar Station, adapted for use by the water authority.


Grid Reference:SY 171 906
Map Sheet:SY19SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBranscombe
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRANSCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Passmore, M. + Passmore, A., 2011, Royal Air Force Air Defence Radar Station Branscombe, 4 (Leaflet). SDV347307.

The technical site for RAF Branscombe was on the south side of the road (A3052) on what is now Kingsdown Farm and the Oakdown Caravan Park. Six buildings have survived, some with internal fitments. The photograph shows the standby generator house, the bottom half of a structure adapted for use by the water authority. Other details: Photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106920 ]
SDV347307Leaflet: Passmore, M. + Passmore, A.. 2011. Royal Air Force Air Defence Radar Station Branscombe. A Brief Introduction to Twentieth Century Military and Civil Defence Archae. 34. A4 Folded + digital. 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV55081Part of: Branscombe Radar Station (Monument)
MDV72372Related to: Branscombe, Radar Towers (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2011 10:52AM