Record Details

NHER Number:32434
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two spigot mortar emplacement

Summary

The site of an anti-tank mortar emplacement. It is visible on 1945 aerial photographs but nothing can be seen today.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9147 4557
Map Sheet:TF94NW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Common spigot mortar gun emplacement, date 1940.
Situated on spit of lifeboat station. Now either buried or eroded.
Survey No. C3-10.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Originally located on NHER at NGR TF 9155 4555, the 1945 air photograph shows this at TF 9146 4556, with at least two slit trenches.
See NMP plot in file.
A. Miller (Suffolk County Council NMP)
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 February 2002.

Monument Types

  • SLIT TRENCH (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

---Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/374 Frames 4062-3 (NMR).
---Aerial Photograph: TF 91452.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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