MSO7548 - Camp Reservoir pump house, North Hill (Building)

Summary

A brick built pump house dating from the Second World War and surviving in good condition, with a flat roof and concrete floor.

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Full Description

A brick built building survives in good condition close to Camp Reservoir at SS 95654 46920. It has a flat roof and a concrete floor 3.2 metres square internally. Contains fixing for generator and pipes suggesting that it is a World War Two pump house for the reservoir. [1] The pump house is depicted on 2018 MasterMap data, but is not labelled. [2] The pump house is visible on aerial photographs taken by the Royal Air Force in 1946-8 and several paths can be seen leading to it. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1100852, Extant 10 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 95654 46926 (5m by 5m)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12463
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE51
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1100852
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35664

Record last edited

Aug 11 2022 10:32AM

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