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Monument Number 1547563

Hob Uid: 1547563
Location :
Medway
Frindsbury Extra
Grid Ref : TQ7469371918
Summary : A Second World War bomb crater, first visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in May 1944, has been mapped as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The feature appears as a clear crater surrounded by an area of up cast earth with dimensions of about 50m by 38m. It is located on the lower ground below and to the west of Deangate Ridge. This is the southernmost of four evenly spaced bomb craters running up the end of the ridge to the Chattenden Magazines (Monument 1481790) and Lodge Hill Camp (Monument 1545549). The other craters, spaced between 510m and 585m apart, have been recorded as Monuments 1547564, 1547565 and 1547566.
More information : TQ 7469 7191. A Second World War bomb crater, first visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in May 1944, has been mapped as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The feature appears as a clear crater surrounded by an area of up cast earth with dimensions of about 50m by 38m. It is located on the lower ground below and to the west of Deangate Ridge. This is the southernmost of four evenly spaced bomb craters running up the end of the ridge to the Chattenden Magazines (Monument 1481790) and Lodge Hill Camp (Monument 1545549). The other craters, spaced between 510m and 585m apart, have been recorded as Monuments 1547564, 1547565 and 1547566. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR US/7GR/LOC348 3059 27-MAY-1944
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF CPE/UK/1923 3086 16-JAN-1947
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 77 SW 174
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1547564
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1547565
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1547566
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: HOO PENINSULA LANDSCAPE PROJECT NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2010-09-01
End Date : 2012-03-01