MMO3139 - World War Two impact craters at Draydon Knap (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
Shell or impact craters of probable Second World War date are visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s onwards as earthworks at Draydon Knap to the southeast of Winsford Hill, centred on circa SS 8923 3260. The craters can be seen as pits circa 5 metres in diameter arranged in an inverted L shape approximately 750 metres long. They may be associated with further military activity visible approximately 1 kilometre to the northwest, and are perhaps evidence of limited firing range training. Some can still be seen on aerial photographs of 1982. [1-3]
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR SS 8932/2 (2113/1048) (20 April 1982).
- <2> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR RAF CPE/UK/1944 3161-2 (23 January 1947).
- <3> SMO7581 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 83 SE. MD002198.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8910 3247 (474m by 422m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1490696 (Pastscape entry: 1490696)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 SE92
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1490696
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