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HER Number:MDV113191
Name:Two glider poles on Pudsham Down

Summary

Two very decayed upright timber posts, approximately 2m tall, on Pudsham Down are the last survivors from a much larger group of anti-glider poles erected here during World War II.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 730 747
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POLE (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 61, fig 17 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Marked as MDV113192 in report.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor survey - final list of previously unrecorded HER sites (Un-published). SDV359041.

Two very decayed upright timber posts, approximately 2 metres tall, on Pudsham Down at SX73105 74686are the last survivors from a much larger group of anti-glider poles erected here during World War II. Condition is declining.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359041Un-published: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor survey - final list of previously unrecorded HER sites. Digital. [Mapped features: #3001 ; #3002 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61, fig 17.

Associated Monuments

MDV103648Related to: Large field system centred on Halshanger Common (Monument)
MDV25160Related to: Parallel reaves on Pudsham Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 8 2016 11:41AM