MDE12799 - World War Two slit trenches on Clannon Ball (Monument)


Probable World War Two slit trenches are visible as a linear group of earthworks.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred at SS 7581 4416 is an area of earthworks first recorded from air photographs. [1] The linear group of earthworks cover an area measuring 25 metres by 8 metres. They form a linear hollow probably associated with World War Two military activity in the area (see MSO7776). [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. CRAAGS Exmoor AP survey 1979-85.. [Mapped feature: #29401 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 22 June 1994.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1041188, Extant 16 June 2021.



Grid reference SS 7581 4416 (point)
Map sheet SS74SE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE123
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1041188

Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 1:56PM


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