Record Details

NHER Number:24500
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

An unusual World War Two type 24 pillbox stands at this location. This pillbox has six sides but the southwest side is longer than others and contains a door with a loophole to each side. The pillbox also has a concrete canopy to disguise its shape from the air.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 6039 9624
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:SOUTHERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pillbox.
Not a standard type: six-sided but southwest side is longer than others and contains door with loophole each side. One loop in each of the other sides. Square concrete top projects above the angles of the pillbox.
R. Silvester (NAU) April 1988.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
Unusual type 24 pillbox with concrete canopy to disguise shape from the air. Date 1940/41.
Survey No. P1-5.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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