World War II air traffic control building 400 metres north west of Seckington Cross, on the former airfield of RAF Winkleigh, Winkleigh - Torridge

The monument is a World War II brick and concrete control tower. Although structurally sound, the tower has suffered from vandalism and lack of maintenance and has failing concrete as a result of oxidising steel reinforcement.

World War II air traffic control building 400 metres north west of Seckington Cross, on the former airfield of RAF Winkleigh, Winkleigh - Torridge
© Historic England Archive

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: World War II air traffic control building 400m north west of Seckington Cross, on the former airfield of RAF Winkleigh
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1020765
  • Local Planning Authority: Torridge
  • Site Type: Transport > Air transport site

Location

  • Building Name: World War II air traffic control building 400 metres north west of Seckington Cross
  • County: Devon
  • District / Borough: Torridge
  • Parish: Winkleigh
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Torridge and West Devon
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Commercial company

Contact Details

Charlotte Russell 01271 831505

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England