MSO12687 - WW2 mortar position, Hadborough (Monument)


A World War II mortar position, visible as a flat-bottomed pit surrounded by a sharp bank, measuring overall 6.2m in diameter and 0.5m deep.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A circular, flat bottomed hollow 6.2m across and 0.5m deep with vertical sides enclosed by a bank 0.2m high. Likely to be a mortar position. Surveyed using GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor Survey. [1-3] This feature is visible on aerial photographs. [4]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Report: Wilson North, R. 1998. Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset. RCHME report.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. R Wilson-North 24 February 1998 RCHME Field Investigation.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. Wilson-North R and Riley H 1998 "Haddon Hill: The Field Archaeology..." RCHME Survey Report.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR MAL/68013 0194-5 28-MAR-1968.
  • <5> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NE.



Grid reference Centred SS 96069 28591 (13m by 14m)
Map sheet SS92NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO947
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8990
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE29
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132584
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35900

Record last edited

Dec 12 2012 1:09PM


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