Monument record COV 113 - Post Medieval water reservoir, built east of Easton Wood, probably as a fire precaution.

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Water reservoir, built east of Easton Wood, between 1943 and 1945, presumably as a fire precaution. Now eroded away.


Grid reference Centred TM 52228 80249 (37m by 45m)
Map sheet TM58SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A water reservoir, built between 1943 and 1945, presumably as a fire precaution (either for the Coastal Artillery Battery or for the Heavy Anti Aircraft battery), is visible in 1945 at TM 52228024, east of Easton Wood (S1-2). The site has since been eroded away.
Initially numbered as COV 029 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): AC/165 Frames 5063-5064.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/929 Frames 4003-6.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Nov 10 2004 1:27AM

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