gun platform, Hurlstone Point

Record ID:  115403 / MNA165218
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Selworthy; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 898 488
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Summary

on early maps a 16c gun platform is shown at this location on Hurlstone Point. Two banked enclosures are visible on aerial photographs, with a curving length of bank.

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Monument Types

  • GUN LAYING RADAR PLATFORM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Description

on early maps a 16c gun platform is shown at this location on Hurlstone Point. Two banked enclosures are visible on aerial photographs, with a curving length of bank. A slight platform was found by the RCHME surveyors, reinforced with boulders and possibly unfinished.[1]

References

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001. Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate, Somerset.

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Associated Events

  • ENA3149 - Field Survey, Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate 2001

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