Mound, Selworthy Beacon, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115500 / MNA167609
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Minehead Without; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9261 4823
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Summary

An earth mound, flat-topped, on open moorland just south of the enclosure wall for West Myne Farm.

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Monument Types

  • MOUND (Mid 20th C - 1940 AD to 1945 AD)

Description

an earth mound, flat-topped, on open moorland just south of the enclosure wall for West Myne Farm. The mound is 28m x 12m and 2.7m high, but it is covered in dense gorse. A length of concrete wall on the north side is 8.5m long and 0.7m high with a projecting angle at one end. This may be an observation post and is associated with tank training in World War II.
Condition: fair

References

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001.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

Designations

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Other Statuses and References

None Recorded

Associated Events

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

Associated Finds

None Recorded

Related Records

  • Related to: Tank Training Range, North Hill, Holnicote Estate (Monument) - 115467 / MNA167559