MDE11926 - World War Two features on Malmsmead Hill (Monument)

Summary

A sub circular embanked enclosure and a rectangular mound are associated with military activity during World War Two.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sub circular embanked enclosure 7.4 mtres in diameter, centred at SS 7869 4621, on Malmsmead Hill. The site, lying close to a modern track, is well defined, and consists of an unbroken ringbank some 0.4 metres high. The interior of the feature is 0.3 metres below the external ground surface. On its south side is a rectangular mound about 6 metres long and 0.4 metres high. The features are clearly associated with the military activity in this area during World War Two (see MSO7776). [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 13 April 1994. [Mapped feature: #46929 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7869 4621 (point)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NE23
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1001707

Record last edited

Jan 20 2021 1:22PM

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