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Machine dug anti tank ditch following a zig-zag line in the Sulham Valley. Plotted from air photographs.
(Source: Air Photograph 1943/08/04)

Type of site ANTI TANK DITCH
Location Running N-S along the Sulham Valley.
Area Tidmarsh, Berkshire, England
Grid reference SU 6400 7608
SU 6393 7596
SU 6394 7565
SU 6382 7543
SU 6389 7513
SU 6381 7497
SU 6392 7459
SU 6387 7434
SU 6423 7410
SU 6427 7393
SU 6453 7376
SU 6460 7325
SU 6476 7291
SU 6474 7255
SU 6491 7225
SU 6488 7212
SU 6503 7206
SU 6510 7203
SU 6519 7198
Period WW2
Condition Infilled
Materials Earthwork
Recorder (Defence of Britain Project)
Defence grouping GHQ Line: Red - GHQ Stop Line running from south of Malmesbury to west of Reading.
GHQ Line: Red (Sulham Valley sector) - Length of the GHQ Stop Line: Red running between the Rivers Thames and Kennet, along the line of the Sulham Valley west of Reading.
Photographs View of ANTI TANK DITCH - S0016662
DOB site reference: S0016662
Reference 1943/08/04 16A/AC467 (frs.5001-5005)
1943/08/04 16A/AC467 (frs.5013-5017)
Event Construction, During 1940/07