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Monument Number 1131097

Hob Uid: 1131097
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Selworthy
Grid Ref : SS9177748448
Summary : A Second World War observation post is visible as an earthwork. The observation postis defined by a mound that measures 27m by 10m and 1.2 metres high. Within the mound are several areas of an exposed concrete structure
More information : Centred at SS 91764 48448 is a WWII observation post. It comprises a grass covered mound 10.7 m by 7.3 m and 1.2 m high. Within the mound are several areas of concrete structure exposed. (1)

The observation post referred to above (1) is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. The post is defined by a mound that is centred at SS 9193 4822 and which measures about 27m by 10m and is as described above. The observation post is associated with Second World War tank training activities (SS 94 NW 64, UID 1102198).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : R Wilson-North 7 April 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF/106G/UK/1655 4011-4012 11-JUL-1946
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/79013 161-162 17-APR-1979
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Second World War
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Observation Post, Mound
Evidence : Structure, Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35855
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 132
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1102198
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL: SEVERN ESTUARY NMP, RAPID COASTAL ZONE ASSESSMENT SURVEY
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2006-04-10
End Date : 2008-11-01