MEM24515 - Possible World War Two target on Kittuck's Hill (Monument)

Summary

A subrectangular pit flanked by two mounds, possibly representing a World War Two firing range target, is similar to other monuments nearby.

Please read the .

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Well-defined, sub-rectangular pit (4m x 3m x 0.8m) flanked by two low mounds (3m x 3m x 0.5m). The whole feature measures 9m x 4m x 0.8m and forms a linear group with ELB14 (39, 40, 42 and 43). They are most likely WWII military features, possibly targets given the proximity of some shell craters although this may also be simple coincidence. They are most likely WWII military features, possibly targets given the proximity of some shell craters, gun pits or dug-outs of some other sort. [1-2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Morris, B.. 2014. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. p. 20; ELB14(41).
  • <2>XY Digital archive: Bray, L.S.. 2014-2015. Larkbarrow, Exmoor: Archaeological walkover survey. p. 3-4; ELB14(41). [Mapped feature: #45030 Possible WW2 target., ELB14(41)]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8187 4386 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ELB14(41)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2021 12:48PM

Feedback?

Your feedback is welcome. If you can provide any new information about this record, please contact us.