Record Details

NHER Number:15145
Type of record:Monument
Name:Pillbox

Summary

A pillbox from World War Two, part of a larger complex of small circular structures, visible on aerial photographs, which may be a searchlight battery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7447 0662
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:BEACHAMWELL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

15 August 1979.
North west of Walter's Sheds. Pill box. Octagonal; of brick.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU)

See record form in file by source [1], who adds: Common, type 22 pillbox. Red brick faced, facing east. Survey No. J4-5.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

January 1946. RAF air photograph shows pillbox as part of an almost destroyed complex of small circular structures, probably a searchlight battery, with associated huts alongside road.
B. Cushion (NLA) 16 July 1998

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 70/TF 7506/A.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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