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Monument Number 1124911

Hob Uid: 1124911
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Minehead Without
Grid Ref : SS9391547438
Summary : A Second World War quarry is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. The quarry covers an area that measures 42m long by 38m wide. A track extends from the site to Hill Road (SS 94 NW 96). The site was subsequently filled in and is now visible as a dump of material. The quarry was likely used for construction purposes during military training activities (SS 94 NW 64) on North Hill.
More information : Centred at SS 93915 47438 is a dump of material, comprising brick, concrete, earth and stone. It is presumably associated with WWII activity on North Hill. (1)

A Second World War quarry is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. The quarry covers an area that measures 42m long by 38m wide. A track extends from the site to Hill Road at SS 9386 4750 (SS 94 NW 96, UID 1102269). The site was subsequently filled in and is now visible as a dump of material. The quarry was likely used for construction purposes during military training activities (SS 94 NW 64, UID 1102198) on North Hill. (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 Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF/106G/UK/1655 3011-3012 11-JUL-1946
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/79013 163-164 17-APR-1979
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : 20th Century
Monument End Date : 2000
Monument Start Date : 1901
Monument Type : Mound, Earthwork
Evidence :
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1940
Monument Type : Quarry
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 35852
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 124
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1102198
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1102269
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