Record Details

NHER Number:24539
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

In 1996 a common World War Two 1940 type 22 pillbox was present on this site. It was noted that the structure had no anti-ricochet wall inside.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8162 0955
Map Sheet:TF80NW
Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box, polygonal, brick faced, in field by hedge north of Bears Lane. [1].
Press cutting (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 3 June 1988.

See record form in file by source [2], who adds:
Common, 1940 type 22 pillbox. No anti-ricochet wall inside.
Survey No. K3-3 (S2) .
Compiled by D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War Two to 21st Century - 1940 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Mayor's bid to preserve a pillbox. 18 January.
<S2>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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