MSO12471 - World War Two military building platform at North Hill (Monument)

Summary

A building platform may once have housed a guard house.

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Full Description

A building platform defined by scarps to the north, south and east and by the concrete road to the west. Probably a guard house. [1] There is a low concrete wall protecting the site from the road. Part of tank marshalling area MSO626. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding. C, p13,26.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. Chris Webster, Somerset SMR, Somerset County Council, July 1998.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9537 4745 (11m by 13m)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35672

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:24PM

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