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Title:The Taunton Stop Line
Originator:Hellis, J.
Summary:Axminster was a fortified area on the Taunton Stop Line. Additional defences were provided to create an enclave from which the line could be held or counter-attacks launched. The original plan envisaged reserves of troops and armour within the area.

Associated Monuments (13)

MDV24551Anti-Tank Ditch on south side of Axminster (Monument)
MDV80437Anti-tank Gun Emplacement South-east of Axe Bridge, Colyton (Monument)
MDV45243Axminster Strong Point on the Taunton Stop Line (Monument)
MDV39421Gun Emplacement at southeastern end of Axmouth Harbour (Monument)
MDV42342Pillbox S.48 adjacent to Horslears Sewage Works, Axminster (Monument)
MDV24546Pillbox S.51a to northwest of Lower Abbey Farm, Axminster (Monument)
MDV39422Pillbox S.67, circa 275 metres south of Whitford Bridge, Musbury (Monument)
MDV39358Pillbox S.81 circa 252 metres south-southeast of Axe Bridge, Colyton (Monument)
MDV42343Pillbox SV.7 at Horslears Sewage Works, Axminster (Monument)
MDV42344S.A/T.602 Anti-Tank Gun Emplacement, next to Horslears Sewage Works, Axminster (Monument)
MDV119535The Taunton Stop Line (Monument)
MDV39400World War II Gun Emplacement northwest of Strete Gate (Monument)
MDV45231World War II Pillbox at Budleigh Salterton (Monument)