Record Details

NHER Number:18538
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A type 22 hexagonal concrete pillbox, built in about 1940 as part of the anti invasion defences of the time.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5390 0587
Map Sheet:TF50NW
Parish:MARSHLAND ST. JAMES, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box.
Hexagonal, concrete, wide splayed slits.
Situated in centre of field.
R. Silvester (NAU), 16 November 1988

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
1940 type 22 pillbox, possibly used as a searchlight site.
Survey No. I2-10.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

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

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SHD AA. FENS.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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