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Monument Number 1455029

Hob Uid: 1455029
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Selworthy
Grid Ref : SS9184247888
Summary : A possible Second World War slit trench is visible as an earthwork on aerial photograph. The trench measures about 13m long by 1.5m wide and is orientated east/west. The trench is likely to be associated with the military activities carried out during the Second World War and recorded as SS 94 NW 64. The trench was still visible on aerial photographs taken in 1979.
More information : A possible Second World War slit trench is visible on aerial photograph. The trench is centred at SS 9184 4788 and measures about 13m long by 1.5m wide and is orientated east/west. The trench is likely to be associated with the military activities carried out during the Second World War and recorded as SS 94 NW 64. The trench was still visible on aerial photographs taken in 1979. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF/106G/UK/1655 3016-3017 11-JUL-1946
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Source Number : 2
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 : Slit Trench
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 189
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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