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

Summary

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XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980.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 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7581 4416 (point)
Map sheet SS74SE
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 SE123
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1041188

Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 1:56PM

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