Record Details

NHER Number:32357
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti-tank emplacement

Summary

There is an exceptionally well preserved 1940 Type 28a anti-tank emplacement for two anti-tank guns at this site. This World War Two spigot mortar gun emplacement has been up-ended and relocated on its side in a corner of the field, although it was probably originally sited to command approaches to the Three Holes Bridge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5062 0026
Map Sheet:TF50SW
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Three Holes Bridge.

1940 type 28a anti-tank emplacement for two pdr anti-tank gun. Exceptionally well preserved.
Survey No. I2-3.
Second World War spigot mortar gun emplacement up-ended and relocated on side in corner of field. Probably originally sited to command approaches to the bridge.
Survey No. I2-2 (S1).
See record form in file by source. [1].
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

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