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Monument Number 1102244

Hob Uid: 1102244
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Minehead Without
Grid Ref : SS9458147993
Summary : A Second World War slit trench was constructed for use during tank training activities (SS 94 NW 64).
More information : Centred at SS 94581 47993 is a slit trench associated with WW2 military activity on North Hill.
Found during field reconnaissance and surveyed at 1:2500 scale as part of RCHME fieldwork on the Exmoor National Park holding on North Hill. (1 and 2)

The slit trench referred to above (1-2) is not visible on the available aerial photography. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : R Wilson-North 13 Nov 1997 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 2
Source : The field archaeology of North Hill : an archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park Holding by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Field Archaeology of North Hill
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Source Number : 4
Source : RCHME/EH/HE Aerial Photographers comment
Source details : Amanda Dickson/08-MAY-2007/English Heritage: Gloucestershire County Coucil: Severn Estuary NMP, Rapid Coastal Zone Assesment
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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 : Slit Trench
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35659
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 93
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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