MSO12578 - Possible World War Two slit trench on Bossington Hill (Monument)

Summary

An irregular linear stony mound, approximately 15 metres long, may be upcast from the digging of a slit trench on the northeast side.

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An irregular linear stony mound c.15 metres long parallel with the track (northwest to southeast) and about 15 metres back from it at the junction with the path from West Lynch. It may incorporate an earlier field bank which seems to continue its line into heavy vegetation. It appears to be upcast from the digging of a slit trench on the northeast side. [1]

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  • <1>XY Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. Chris Webster, Somerset SMR, Somerset County Council, July 1998. [Mapped feature: #34160 ]

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Location

Grid reference SS 9085 4827 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS94NW
Historic Parish PORLOCK
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35786

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:24PM

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