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

Summary

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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 95711 46798 (point)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

May 10 2022 9:29AM

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