MSO12707 - World War Two slit trench at Hadborough (Monument)

Summary

One of a number practice slit trenches dug during World War Two.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

One of at least 21 slit trenches dug on the northern slopes of Hadborough. Each comprises a rectangular hollow between 3 and 4m long, 2m wide and 0.4m deep. There is usually a spoil heap on the downslope side. Surveyed using GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor Survey. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 24 February 1998.
  • <2>XY Report: Wilson-North, R.. 1998. Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset: An archaeological survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. [Mapped feature: #34206 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9613 2868 (point)
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): MSO8996
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE36
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132684
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35920

Record last edited

Mar 10 2021 3:19PM

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