MSO12686 - World War Two mortar position on Hadborough (Monument)

Summary

A rectangular earthwork platform, likely to have been constructed during World War Two as a mortar emplacement.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small rectangular platform 5 metres by 3 metres cut into the hillside by 0.5 metres on its north side. Best interpreted as a World War Two mortar or gun position. Surveyed using GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor Survey. [1-2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998.
  • <2> Report: Wilson-North, R.. 1998. Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset: An archaeological survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9683 2869 (44m by 44m)
Map sheet SS92NE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9002
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE42
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132694
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35899

Record last edited

Mar 10 2021 3:41PM

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