Record Details

NHER Number:29635
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two Type 22 pillbox

Summary

Fieldwork in 1992-93 recorded a 1940 Type 22 polygonal pillbox here. This southeast facing example survived in a good condition and is visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0175 9118
Map Sheet:TM09SW
Parish:QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Winter 1992/1993. Fieldwalking by [1].
Pill box, polygonal.
E. Rose (NLA) 6 April 1993.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
Common World War Two Type 22 pillbox set low in hedgerow facing southeast.
Survey No. K1-2.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

November 2012. Norfolk NMP.
The pillbox described above is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S3) and has been mapped by the Norfolk National Mapping Programme. It may have been placed to defend some World War Two structures sited approximately 100m to the west (NHER 57479) along with another site approximately 325m to the southwest (NHER 57476), both of which are likely to be related to Snetterton airfield (NHER 9068).
E. Ford (NMP), 29 November 2012.

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>Vertical Aerial Photograph: USAAF. 1944. US/7PH/GP/LOC 276 5040 18-APR-1944 (NMR).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1707 3106-7 29-AUG-1946 (NMR).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1947. RAF CPE/UK/1938 4061-2 18-JAN-1947 (NMR).

Related records

9068Part of: Snetterton and Eccles Road Airfields (Monument)

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