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Name:Slit Trench, Cissbury Ring, Worthing
HER Ref:MWS9219
Type of record:Monument

Designations

  • Scheduled Monument 27069: CISSBURY RING HILLFORT, PREHISTORIC FLINT MINE AND ASSOCIATED REMAINS

Summary

Sub-rectangular pit, constructed in 1939-45 for air defence purposes.


Grid Reference:TQ 1424 0808
Parish:Worthing, Worthing, West Sussex
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Monument Types

  • SLIT TRENCH (Constructed, WW II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (between))

Sources

<1>Grey Literature Report: Archaeology South-East. 2006. Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey, Cissbury Ring, West Sussex.. Project No. 2241.

Associated Events

  • Archaeological and Historical Landscape Survey, Cissbury Ring, West Sussex (Ref: 2241)

Associated Monuments

  • MWS6361 - Related to: Cissbury Ring Iron Age Hillfort, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS9217 - Related to: Slit Trench, Cissbury Ring, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS9218 - Related to: Slit Trench, Cissbury Ring, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS9210 - Related to: Slit Trench, Cissbury Ring, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS9216 - Related to: Slit Trench, Cissbury Ring, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS9220 - Related to: Slit Trench, Cissbury Ring, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS9149 - Related to: Southern Defences, Cissbury Ring, Worthing (Monument)
  • MWS10683 - Related to: World War II Category 'A' Nodal Point, Findon (Monument)

Associated Finds - none recorded