MSO7604 - World War Two slit trench on North Hill (Monument)

Summary

A slit trench on North Hill, constructed for use during World War Two.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Centred at SS 94581 47993 is a slit trench associated with World War Two military activity on North Hill. Found during field reconnaissance and surveyed at 1:2500 scale as part of RCHME fieldwork on the Exmoor National Park holding on North Hill. [1,2] The slit trench referred to above [1,2] is not visible on the available aerial photography. [3,4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 13 November 1997. [Mapped feature: #46828 ]
  • <2> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding. RCHME.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Dickson, Amanda D. 2007-2009. RCHME/EH Aerial Photographers Comment (Severn Estuary NMP).
  • <4> Archive: Dickson, A.. 2007. Severn Estuary Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment: SS 94 NW. MD000133.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1102244, Extant 11 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 94581 47993 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (4)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO639
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12458
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW93
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1102244
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35659

Record last edited

May 11 2022 4:10PM

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