Ruined Building, above Henner's Combe, North Hill, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115513 / MNA167622
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Selworthy; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9159 4837
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Summary

the remains of an observation post which appears to have been blown up, it is set west of the spring at the top of Henner’s Combe.

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Monument Types

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

Description

the remains of an observation post which appears to have been blown up, it is set west of the spring at the top of Henner’s Combe.The building remains are 5.5m x 3.8m, and 1.4m high, it is roofless and the walls lean outwards. The roof was reinforced concrete and 0.5m thick, the walls were 0.9m thick, also reinforced concrete with a brick skin outside. Pieces of electric cable and ducting through the walls is visible. It is associated with other World War II sites.

Condition: reasonable

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  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001.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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Related Records

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