MMO1490 - World War Two slit trench at Selworthy Beacon (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
A possible Second World War slit trench is visible on aerial photograph. The trench is centred at SS 9184 4788 and measures about 13 metres long by 1.5 metres wide and is orientated east to west. The trench is likely to be associated with the military activities carried out during the Second World War and recorded as MMO627. The trench was still visible on aerial photographs taken in 1979. [1-3]
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/106G/UK/1655 3016-3017 (11 July 1946).
- <2> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS-79013 161-162 (17 April 1979).
- <3>XY SMO7542 Archive: Severn Estuary Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment: SS 94 NW. MD000133. [Mapped feature: #46840 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9184 4788 (34m by 34m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1455029 (Original Monarch entry: 1455029)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW189
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1455029
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Dec 15 2020 1:48PM
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