MSO7547 - World War Two gun emplacement south of Camp Reservoir (Monument)


A possible World War Two gun emplacement was noted during field investigation.

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Full Description

A circular hollow with spoil mound 5 metres in diameter and 1.2 metres high on the downslope side overlying a post-medieval field bank, at SS 95711 46799. The hollow is 5 metres by 3 metres and 0.5 metres deep. It is possibly a World War Two gun position. It was recorded as part of the RCHME survey of the ENPA holding on North Hill. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding. RCHME.
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1101069, Extant 10 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12464
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE55
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1101069
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35665



Grid reference SS 95711 46798 (point)
Map sheet SS94NE

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Record last edited

May 10 2022 9:29AM


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