Monument record SNP 041 - Snape Warren

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A series of 2nd World War anti-glider ditches.


Grid reference Centred TM 40443 57830 (472m by 599m)
Map sheet TM45NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A series of 2nd World War anti-glider ditches (S1).

World War II aircraft obstructions, visible as earthworks of a number of ditches (arranged as a central line with four perpendicular cross-lines) with mounds piled on both sides, extending from TM 403575 to TM 405580 (on Snape Warren, west of New England Farm) (S2). The features are still extant in 1972 (S3).

Snape Warren, New England Farm, Snape. Linear trench and mound obstacle aligned SW - NE, some 600 metres long cut by 4 x transverse trenche (S4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: OS. Air Photograph - OS. 72 057 073, 1972.
  • <S2> Photograph: USAAF. USAAF Air Photograph. US/7PH/GP/LOC132 Frames 5053-5054.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 frames 73-74.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Defence of Britain Project archive. UORN: S0006222.

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Record last edited

Oct 2 2012 11:11AM

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