Record Details

NHER Number:25457
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti-tank barrier on High Bridge

Summary

An anti-tank barrier of about 1940, a rare survival. It consists of two concrete sockets in the roadway on the south approach to the bridge, which would have supported the ends of the barrier.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6697 1352
Map Sheet:TF61SE
Parish:WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Tank trap.
Two concrete sockets in roadway to support ends of barrier remain on south approach of bridge. Other fragments thrown onto bank.
E. Rose (NAU), 11 September 1989.

See record form in file by sourve [1], who adds:
Rare anti-tank barrier. Two concrete sockets in roadway on south approach to bridge. Date 1940.
Survey No. B3-2.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

February 2001. Field observation.
Further details. See form in file. Survey ref J1, 006.
D. Gurney (NAU), 5 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • TANK TRAP (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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