Record Details

NHER Number:18351
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two type 22 pillbox

Summary

This pillbox is a common 1940 type 22, and is situated high up in the hedge at the edge of the Common, overlooking the road junction. It is polygonal in shape, constructed of concrete, and faced with brick inside and out.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2236 9181
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:SHELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box.
Polygonal, concrete faced with brick inside and out. Roof supported on iron mesh plates. Unusual small loophole beside doorway. Overlooking road junction but now overgrown. First located by Pillbox Survey.
Corrected grid reference by E. Rose (NAU), 26 August 1982.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds: 'Common 1940 type 22 pillbox high up in hedge at edge of common.'
Survey No. S1-1.
Compiled by D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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