MSO7548 - Camp Reservoir pump house (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]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.

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
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1100852
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35664

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:25PM

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