Selworthy Beacon Cairn

Somerset

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Mound
Second World War

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Somerset County Council

District Council

West Somerset District Council

Parish

Selworthy

Parliamentary Constituency

Bridgwater and West Somerset

Grid Reference

SN919919 (291868, 147981)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.2203, -3.54854

Nearest Postcode

TA24 8TP

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Notes

A possible Second World War observation post was visible during field investigation. The post is defined by a large circular mound measuring up to 1.2 metres high with a diameter of 23m. The mound is clearly visible on aerial photographs and is thought to be associated with the adjacent tank training circuit (SS 94 NW 158) and would have been used as part of the wider tank training activities in the area recorded as SS 94 NW 64.

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