Exploring Kent's Past

Link to printer-friendly page

It should not be assumed that this site is publicly accessible and it may be on private property. Do not trespass.

Monument details

HER Number:TR 15 SE 106
Type of record:Monument
Name:Practice Trench in the Bridge area


Possible practice trench works.

Grid Reference:TR 1742 5373
Map Sheet:TR15SE

Monument Types

Full description

If you do not understand anything on this page please contact us.

Blobs, regularly spaced, in an area of disturbed soil; possibly removed woodland, geology or recent disturbance, but may be archaeological. (1)

Possible practice trenchworks from WW2. Two roughly rectangular sites, one large, approximately 80 m by 50m with emplacements on the outside and linear interal trenches. The other site is much smaller and to the north-north-west. (2)

Royal Air Force, 1946 -47, Aerial Photographic Survey of Kent 1946 -7 (Photograph (Print)). SKE12507.

Royal Air Force, 1946 -47, Aerial Photographic Survey of Kent 1946 -7 (Photograph (Print)). Ske12507.

<1> OS Card / NAR index entry, NMR TR 1753/1 (04-03-77) (Unpublished document). SKE6461.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
---Photograph (Print): Royal Air Force. 1946 -47. Aerial Photographic Survey of Kent 1946 -7. 3116 Run 7. Black and White.
<1>Unpublished document: OS Card / NAR index entry. NMR TR 1753/1 (04-03-77).
Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund