Information for record number MWA8814:
Anti Tank Barrier, Arley Hall Farm

Summary A line of concrete cylinders which are the remains of a Second World War tank trap or an aircraft obstruction. The cylinders are situated 400m west of Arley.
What Is It?  
Type: Tank Trap, Aircraft Obstruction
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Arley
District: North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 28 90
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 A line of concrete cylinders, to the north-east of the farm, is likely to be the remains of WWII anti - tank barriers.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Evaluation Report
Title: Archaeological Evaluation at Arley Hall Farm
Author/originator: Coutts C
Date: 2000
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: Report No 0028
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Word or Phrase
monument TANK TRAP * Reinforced concrete blocks, walls or ditches designed to obstruct the progress of a tank or armoured vehicle. back
monument BARRIER * An obstruction, usually manmade, which is used to restrict or prevent access to a settlement, building or area of land. Use more specific type where known. back
monument AIRCRAFT OBSTRUCTION * Shallow ditches and/or poles erected across open land to obstruct the landing of enemy aircraft and gliders. back
monument FARM * A tract of land, often including a farmhouse and ancillary buildings, used for the purpose of cultivation and the rearing of livestock, etc. Use more specific type where known. back
monument TANK * Armoured military vehicle with its own firepower, which operates on tracks for troop mobility over rough terrain. Some may be adapted, or purpose-built, to be amphibious, and may then be double-indexed as AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLE. back

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