MSO10150 - World War Two slit trench west of Larkbarrow Farm (Monument)


A grass covered linear earthwork, comprising a steep sided ditch, is set into a hedge bank.

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A grass covered linear earthwork, set into a hedge bank, comprising a steep sided ditch, measures 6 metres long, 1.4 metres wide and 1 metre deep with banks to either side. The eastern bank is 5 metres long, 1 metre wide and 0.3 metres high; the western is 2.5 metres long, 0.7 metres wide and 1 metre high. There are the remains of some wooden planks and posts at the southern end of the ditch. The feature was recorded at 1:2500 scale using differential GPS as part of an archaeological survey of the Larkbarrow area. [1]

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  • <1> Report: Jamieson, E.. 2001. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor, Somerset. p27.



Grid reference Centred SS 8170 4280 (3m by 39m) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW155
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1340613
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15215

Record last edited

Mar 14 2017 12:05PM


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