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Monument Number 1102254

Hob Uid: 1102254
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Minehead Without
Grid Ref : SS9408148173
Summary : Two Second World War slit trenches are visible as earthworks and were located during field investigation. They are part of the Second World War military tank trainnig activities on North Hill (SS 94 NW 64).
More information : At SS 94081 48173 and SS 94110 48162 are slit trenches associated with WW2 military activity on North Hill (see SS 94 NW 64).
Found during field reconnaissance and surveyed at 1:2500 scale as part of RCHME fieldwork on the Exmoor National Park holding on North Hill. (1-3)

The Second World War slit trenches referred to above (1-2) are not visible on the available aerial photography, perhaps obscured by vegatation. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : R Wilson-North 13 Nov 1997 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source : The field archaeology of North Hill : an archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park Holding by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England
Source details : `The Field Archaeology of North Hill' H Riley & R Wilson-North
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Field Archaeology of North Hill
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Source Number : 4
Source : RCHME/EH/HE Aerial Photographers comment
Source details : Amanda Dickson/08-MAY-2007/English Heritage: Gloucestershire County Coucil: Severn Estuary NMP, Rapid Coastal Zone Assesment
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : constructed during World War II
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Monument Type : Slit Trench
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35660
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35661
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 94
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1102198
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL: SEVERN ESTUARY NMP, RAPID COASTAL ZONE ASSESSMENT SURVEY
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2006-04-10
End Date : 2008-11-01