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Section of anti-tank ditch. Plotted from air photograph. See also UORN 8552.
(Source: Air Photograph 1946/01/14)

Type of site ANTI TANK DITCH
Location Running from Hog Wood, near Hinton Abbey, Freshford, E to the A36 road.
Area Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset, England
Grid reference ST 7751 5952
ST 7760 5939 (Scale: 1:10560 )
ST 7792 5935
Period WW2
Condition Infilled
Materials Earthwork
Recorder (Defence of Britain Project)
Defence grouping GHQ Line: Green - Stop Line - Burnham on Sea to near Melksham (where it joins with the GHQ Line: Blue) and then north to the River Severn at Newnham. This line is also known as the Bristol Outer Line. Manned by VIII Corps.
Photographs View of ANTI TANK DITCH - S0015369
DOB site reference: S0015369
Reference 1946/01/14 3G/TUD/UK/25 (frs.5165-5166)
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Infill, In the period 1946 1950