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Monument Number 1464880

Hob Uid: 1464880
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Lynton and Lynmouth
Grid Ref : SS7127845782
Summary : A possible bomb or impact crater of Second World War date is visible on aerial photographs as a small earthwork on Ilkerton Ridge, Lynton and Lynmouth parish. It is probably associated with training activities or test firing on the Exmoor Firing Ranges to the south and east, which are responsible for similar features on Cheriton Ridge and Brendon Common, although in significantly greater numbers.
More information : A possible bomb or impact crater of Second World War date is visible on aerial photographs as a small earthwork on Ilkerton Ridge, Lynton and Lynmouth parish, at SS 71274578. It is approximately 4 metres in diameter. Probably associated with training activities or test firing fom the Exmoor Firing Ranges to the south and east, similar features can be seen in significantly greater numbers on Cheriton Ridge and Brendon Common. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF 106G/UK/1655 (F20) 3197-8 11-JUL-1946
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Second World War
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Bomb Crater
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 NW 111
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1002147
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01