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Monument Number 1124811

Hob Uid: 1124811
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Minehead Without
Grid Ref : SS9299748395
Summary : A Second World War track constructed to provide access to the target railway (SS 94 NW 114) at East Myne. It now comprises a mainly stoned track some 4 m wide. A second track leads off Hill Road at SS 9255 4789 to provide access to the Second World War installations around West Myne. Part of it is now a metalled road for farm access.
More information : A track runs through improved pasture fields from SS 92524 48304 to SS 92997 48395. It was constructed during WWII to provide access to the target railway (SS 94 NW 114) at East Myne. It now comprises a mainly stoned track some 4 m wide. A second track leads off Hill Road at SS 9255 4789 to provide access to the WWII installations around West Myne. Part of it is now a metalled road for farm access. (1)

The track referred to above (1) is visible on aerial photographs. It extends from SS 9252 4829 to SS 9301 4839. (2-3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : R Wilson-North 26 Feb 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF/106G/UK/1655 4010-4011 11-JUL-194
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/79013 162-163 17-APR-1979
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : WWII
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Monument Type : Trackway
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35851
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 123
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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