MSO7549 - Camp Reservoir (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]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding.

Map

Location

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

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Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:25PM

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