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Monument Number 1547564

Hob Uid: 1547564
Location :
Medway
Frindsbury Extra
Grid Ref : TQ7490372440
Summary : A probable Second World War bomb crater, first visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in May 1944, has been mapped as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The feature appears as a clear crater surrounded by an area of up cast earth about 17m in diameter. It is located on the lower slopes of the western end of Deangate Ridge. This is one of four evenly spaced bomb craters running up the end of the ridge to the Chattenden Magazines (Monument 1481790) and Lodge Hill Camp (Monument 1545549). The other craters, spaced between 510m and 585m apart, have been recorded as Monuments 1547563, 1547565 and 1547566.
More information : TQ 7490 7244. A probable Second World War bomb crater, first visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in May 1944, has been mapped as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The feature appears as a clear crater surrounded by an area of up cast earth about 17m in diameter. It is located on the lower slopes of the western end of Deangate Ridge. This is one of four evenly spaced bomb craters running up the end of the ridge to the Chattenden Magazines (Monument 1481790) and Lodge Hill Camp (Monument 1545549). The other craters, spaced between 510m and 585m apart, have been recorded as Monuments 1547563, 1547565 and 1547566. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR US/7GR/LOC348 3059 27-MAY-1944
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF CPE/UK/1923 3086 16-JAN-1947
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 77 SW 175
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1547563
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1547565
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1547566
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: HOO PENINSULA LANDSCAPE PROJECT NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2010-09-01
End Date : 2012-03-01