Record Details

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


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

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 5390 0587
Map Sheet:TF50NW

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.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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