Monument record FRS 054 - Post-medieval WW2 trench, tank trap, military training site

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World War II ditch, probably for training purposes, is visible as an earthwork on Hazlewood Common. Formerly FRS 012


Grid reference Centred TM 43445 58295 (58m by 107m)
Map sheet TM45NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A long ditch (c.100m x c.8m) with banks on either side, of late World War II date (it is not on 1943 photography (S1) ), is visible as an earthwork at TMM 43445829, on Hazlewood Common (S2). The feature is probably for training purposes and is still extant in 1972 (S3).
Formerly FRS 012

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: USAAF. USAAF Air Photograph. US/7PH/GP/LOC132 Frames 5049-5050.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/929 Frames 3261-3262.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 Frames 35-36.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 5 2018 9:47AM

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