MEM24993 - 20th Century building in Knighton Combe (Monument)

Summary

A building is shown on aerial photographs dating to the 1940s.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rectangular building, c. 12 metres east to west by 5 metres north to south, is shown at SS 8306 3472 on aerial photographs taken in 1946-8 by the Royal Air Force. A smaller square building, with sides c. 3 metres in length, is also visible at SS 8305 3472. [1] The buildings are shown as outlines on the 2021 MasterMap data, and are presumably ruinous. [2] The features are not shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, suggesting a later date. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped features: #47179 Rectangular building, ; #47180 Square building, ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8306 3472 (28m by 13m)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish WITHYPOOL

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Record last edited

Apr 19 2021 8:40PM

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