MSO7549 - Camp Reservoir, North Hill (Monument)

Summary

A reservoir on North Hill constructed to supply the Volunteer training camps in 1890 and still in use.

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Protected Status

Full Description

A post medieval reservoir on North Hill, at SS 95654 46920, was recorded as part of the RCHME survey of the ENPA holding on North Hill. It was built by GF Luttrell to supply army Volunteer camps on North Hill. The reservoir is 22 by 10 metres with a wooden pump house at the east end. The west end has the insciption 'GFL 1890'. [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [2]

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. 1100865, Extant 10 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 95662 46942 (34m by 16m)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (3)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12441
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE52
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1100865
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35642

Record last edited

May 10 2022 9:25AM

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