Monument record IKN 057 - Four rows of World War II slit trenches.

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Four rows of World War II slit trenches, visible as earthworks in 1945.


Grid reference Centred TM 39878 55356 (72m by 76m)
Map sheet TM35NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Four rows of slit trenches (six in each row) of World War II date, visible in 1945 as c.2mx1m pits at TM 39865536. The pits postdate the aircraft obstructions closeby as one pit is on the site of one of the mounds.The features are no longer visible in 1972 when the field is arable. (S1-2) The area was used intensively for armoured vehicle training during the war.
Initially numbered as IKN 015 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/832 Frames 3150-3151.
  • <S2> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 Frame 96.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:11PM

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