Record Details

NHER Number:12742
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A World War Two pillbox is visible on 1946 aerial photographs, located next to the road to Stiffkey, to the immediate north west of Langham Airfield (NHER 1891). It still survives.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9747 4227
Map Sheet:TF94SE
Parish:STIFFKEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box. Brick, octagonal, sunk down so that its slits are at road level.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU), 24 August 1977.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
Common, type 22 pillbox, date 1940. Situated in hedge to south of road.
Survey No. C4-2.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

October 2002. Norfolk NMP.
A World War Two pillbox is on 1946 RAF aerial photographs (S1), located next to the road to Stiffkey, to the immediate north west of Langham Airfield (NHER 1891). It is an octagonal type 22 pillbox, measuring 5m across and mapped at TF 9747 4227.
S. Massey (NMP), 6 November 2002.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK 4247-8 07-JUN-1946 (Norfolk SMR TF 9741A,C).

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