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Monument Number 1533845

Hob Uid: 1533845
Location :
Kent
Shepway
Lydd
Grid Ref : TR0703722109
Summary : A large possible Second World War bomb crater is visible on aerial photographs of 1946 as an earthwork to the north-west of the sound mirrors at Denge (Monument Number 462809). This feature was mapped from aerial photographs as part of the South East RCZAS NMP project.
More information : A large possible Second World War bomb crater is visible on aerial photographs of 1946 as an earthwork to the north-west of the sound mirrors at Denge (Monument Number 462809). This feature was mapped from aerial photographs as part of the South East RCZAS NMP project.

The bomb crater is centred at TR 0703 2210, approximately 700m to the north-west of the sound mirror site (Monument Number 462809). The crater measures 19m in diameter and has a small banked rim around the edge. It is thought this may be a result of the loose shingle characteristic of the ground in this area, which would have been upcast by the explosion.

The bomb crater is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs of 1946. It is no longer visible, either as an earthwork or a cropmark on vertical aerial photographs of 2007 (1-2).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR CPE/UK/1752 3002-3 21-SEPT-1946
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : EARTH.GOOGLE.COM 02-MAY-2007 ACCESSED 25-FEB-2011
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TR 02 SE 138
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 462809
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : SOUTH EAST RAPID COASTAL ZONE ASSESSMENT SURVEY NMP (COMPONENT 2) GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2011-01-10
End Date : 2011-07-10