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


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

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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XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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.



Grid reference SS 94581 47993 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (4)

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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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