Record Details

NHER Number:20738
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A site visit in 2006 confirmed that a World War Two pillbox is still present in a garden here, on the south bank of the Mill Basin. It is polygonal and probably dates to 1940, and retains its brick shuttering in places.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5656 1176
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:TILNEY ST LAWRENCE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

South bank of Mill Basin. Pillbox, low, polygonal.
Compiled by R. J. Silvester (NAU), 18 October 1984

See (S1), who adds:
Standard type 22 pillbox situated on south bank of Mill Basin. Date probably 1940. Brick loopholes, retains brick shuttering in places.
Survey No. I1-2.
Compiled by D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

August 2006. Still extant, in garden.
E. Rose (NLA), 21 August 2006.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

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