Record Details

NHER Number:32433
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two Coastal Battery

Summary

The site of a Coastal Battery. Its guns were removed after the war. A few concrete slabs remained visible until the 1980s, but nothing can be seen today.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9049 4584
Map Sheet:TF94NW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1940 Coastal Battery, designated '174 Battery KA'. Guns removed 1945 to 46. Few slabs of concrete remained in 1984, but now completely disappeared.
Survey No. C3-7.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D.Edwards (NLA) remembers this from 1950s.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

See NAU report (S1) in file 35996.
D. Gurney (NLA), 22 August 2002.

Monument Types

  • COASTAL BATTERY (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Unpublished Document: NAU. 2000. NAU Report No. 532. Holkham Estate Survey..

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