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Monument Number 1464858

Hob Uid: 1464858
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Lynton and Lynmouth
Grid Ref : SS7128045976
Summary : A row of four small irregularly shaped pits, probably military features of Second World Dar date, are visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s running northwards for roughly 100 metres alongside a footpath on Ilkerton Ridge, Lynton and Lynmouth parish.
More information : A row of four small irregularly shaped pits or trenches are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs of the 1940s onwards, running northwards for roughly 100 metres from circa SS 71264592, alongside a footpath on Ilkerton Ridge, Lynton and Lynmouth parish. The pits are most likely to be of Second World Dar date, and were probably dug as part of military training exercises taking place on the Exmoor Firing Range. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF 106G/UK/1655 (F20) 3197-8 11-JUL-1946
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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 : Practice Trench
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 NW 110
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1002147
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1465061
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01