MEM23991 - Possible World War Two military training site on Withypool Hill (Monument)

Summary

A geophysical survey in 2017 noted a resistance anomaly group on Withypool Hill. It appears to be similar to that shown by a mound to the southwest that is thought to be associated with military training activities of Second World War date.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A geophysical survey of the site noted a resistance anomaly group at SS 8395 3445. This is similar to another anomaly group noted c.26 metres to the southwest, which is thought to represent earthworks associated with World War Two training activities (MMO3191). [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Passmore, A. and Dean, R.. 2018. Withypool Hill, Withypool, Exmoor Park: Results of archaeological desk-based assessment, measured and photographic survey of Withypool Stone Circle, and geophysical survey. r1.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8396 3448 (17m by 13m)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1492075

Record last edited

Feb 27 2018 3:05PM

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