MMO2682 - World War Two bomb or impact crater on eastern side of Dunkery Hill (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A circular pit on the eastern side of Dunkery Hill, visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs, is probably the remains of a bomb or impact crater of Second World War date. The crater, centred at circa SS 9101 4230, is circa 8 metres in diameter, almost identical to a second pit visible roughly 800 metres to the southwest. It is probably evidence of overshot from the Exmoor Firing Range to the northwest. The crater could still be seen on aerial photographs of the 1970s. [1-3]
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 (F20) 3234-5 (11 April 1947).
- <2> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/70381 038-9 (23 September 1970).
- <3>XY SMO7569 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 94 SW. MD002186. [Mapped feature: #39942 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9101 4230 (10m by 10m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1482591 (Original Monarch entry: 1482591)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW145
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1482591
Record last edited
Aug 17 2020 9:31PM
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