Record Details

NHER Number:17022
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two Type 22 pillbox on north side of Oak Road

Summary

A World War Two Type 22 pillbox survives as an extant structure on the north side of Oak Road. It is visible on aerial photographs and is also depicted by modern Ordnance Survey mapping. It would have formed part of the line of defences established along the River Ant during World War Two.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3376 2586
Map Sheet:TG32NW
Parish:DILHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box. Brick, polygonal.
First reported by Pillbox Survey.
Accurate location from E. Rose (NAU) 5 February 1981.

See record form in file by source [1] and (S1), who adds:
Common, type 22 pillbox facing east. Stands to north of Oak Road.
Survey No. H2-14.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

January 2007. Norfolk NMP.
The World War Two Type 22 pillbox described above is visible as an extant structure on aerial photographs (S2)-(S3), centred at TG 3376 2586. It is also depicted by modern Ordnance Survey 1:2500 mapping. It probably formed part of the line of defences that was erected along the River Ant stop line.
S. Tremlett (NMP), 3 January 2007.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/22) (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHF 12.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 5086-7 09-JUL-1946 (NHER TG 3326A, TG 3426A).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS/72111 060-1 02-MAY-1972.

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