MSO12582 - World War Two slit trench at Eastern Brockholes (Monument)

Summary

A level platform dug back into the hillslope with a curved trench on the seaward side behind a low bank is probably a lookout position dating from the Second World War.

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Full Description

A level platform dug back into the hillslope with a curved trench on the seaward side behind a low bank. Probably a lookout position. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <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: #34162 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9282 4877 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35790

Record last edited

Nov 25 2020 3:31PM

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