Monument record MDR15518 - Possible spread of WW2 mortar bomb fragments, White Edge, Baslow and Bubnell

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Full Description

Discrete scatter of approximately 18 rusted iron fragments embedded in path. One sample removed has a convex outer profile and wall thickness of approx 1cm. The curvature suggests and outer diameter of 12cm. Possibly fragments from a WW2 mortar bomb. It is known that the moors in Derbyshire were used for military training in both World Wars, evidence can be seen of damage to rocks and finds of spent small arms ammunition. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Correspondence: Smith, P (PDNPA). 2006. Letter regarding WW2 ordnance on White Edge, August 4th, 2006.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2654 7766 (74m by 79m)
Civil Parish BASLOW AND BUBNELL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Apr 23 2015 10:52AM

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