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HER Number:MDV64695
Name:Anti-glider posts on Hamel Down

Summary

Random placement of 16 anti-glider posts on Hamel Down between SX70737927 to the north-east of Two Barrows and SX70587993 just to the north of Broad Barrow. The posts vary in height and condition.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 706 797
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/414

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DEFENCE OBSTRUCTION (World War I to World War II - 1914 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Marchand, J., 2002, Anti-glider posts on Hamel Down (Worksheet). SDV305083.

Random placement of 16 anti-glider posts on Hamel Down between SX70737927 to the north-east of Two Barrows and SX70587993 just to the north of Broad Barrow. The posts vary in height and condition. Eleven of the posts are in Widecombe parish. Five of the posts are in Manaton parish along with an alignment of six further post to the north.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305083Worksheet: Marchand, J.. 2002. Anti-glider posts on Hamel Down. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. [Mapped feature: #41713 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV64697Related to: Anti-glider posts near Hameldown Tor (Monument)
MDV7487Related to: Barrow on Hamel Down (Monument)
MDV7407Related to: Broad Barrow on Hamel Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2015 1:18PM