Record Details

NHER Number:27062
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two slit trench

Summary

The cropmarks of a World War Two slit trench or practice trench are visible on 1946 RAF aerial photographs of this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8115 4484
Map Sheet:TF84SW
Parish:BRANCASTER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 2002. Norfolk NMP.
RAF 1946 aerial photographs (S1) reveal a narrow trench, 33m long and less than 1m wide. It has short butt end ditches on each end, both approximately 4.5 m long. It appears to be a World War Two slit trench or practice trench.
S. Massey (NMP), 15 July 2002.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • PRACTICE TRENCH (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • SLIT TRENCH (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1571 3019-20 07-JUN-1946 (Norfolk SMR TF 8145A-B).

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