Record Details

NHER Number:31605
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A rare variant of the common type 22 pillbox. It is the normal hexagonal shape but has disruptive lumps on its roof. Built in about 1940, it was part of the anti invasion defences of the time. By all accounts it is in good condition.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7935 9698
Map Sheet:TL79NE
Parish:DIDLINGTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pillbox type 22c. Hexagonal concrete with disruptive lumps on top.
A rarer variant of common type, similar to those at Thetford.
Constructed 1940. Noted 1991 by source [1].
Source [2] noted as in excellent condition in October 1995; gave grid reference at TL 7944 9679, but only saw it from the road.
E.Rose (NLA), 20 November 1995.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
A rare variant of a type 22c pillbox. Disruptive lumps on top.
Date 1940.
Survey No. P2-8.
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.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service