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HER Number:MDV120386
Name:Military trench on Halstock Down

Summary

A solitary trench 12 metres long, 1.1 metres wide and 1.0 metres deep lies 75 metres to the south east of the main cluster of emplacements. Like the remains to the west (MDV120384) the excavated material forms a parapet on the south western edge of the trench.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 602 921
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 69 SW 108
  • Pastscape: 1396461

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRENCH (XIX to XX - 1890 AD to 1950 AD? (Between))

Full description

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Trench is visible on the aerial photograph (slightly to the south-west of location described by English Heritage).


National Monument Record, 2017, Pastscape (Website). SDV359964.

SX6020 9220 to SX6021 9218. A solitary trench 12 metres long, 1.1 metres wide and 1.0 metres deep lies 75 metres to the south east of the main cluster of emplacements. Again the excavated material forms a parapet on the south western edge of the trench (citing Probert, S. A. J., 18/08/2003, English Heritage Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #79625 ]
SDV359964Website: National Monument Record. 2017. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV120383Related to: Military earthworks on Halstock Down (Monument)
MDV120382Related to: Observation Post on Halstock Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2017 10:48AM