Gun emplacement above Henner's Combe, North Hill, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115529 / MNA167642
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Minehead Without; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9127 4888
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Summary

A gun emplacement on the ridge between East Combe and Henner’s Combe, overlooking Selworthy Sands, is a flat-topped mound 15m x 10m and 2m high.

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Monument Types

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

Description

A gun emplacement on the ridge between East Combe and Henner’s Combe, overlooking Selworthy Sands, is a flat-topped mound 15m x 10m and 2m high.South of it is a larger mound 35m x 25m and 2m high which protects the gun emplacement. There is demolition rubble in the second mound, including rails and a set of wheels. It is part of the tank training range on Bossington Hill.

Condition: good

References

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001.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

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Other Statuses and References

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Associated Events

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

Associated Finds

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Related Records

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