Record Details

NHER Number:32465
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two tank trap

Summary

A series of anti-tank rails made from old railway line. They date to about 1940, and were part of the anti-invasion defences of the time.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0738 4452
Map Sheet:TG04SE
Parish:SALTHOUSE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

About fifteen vertical anti-tank rails made from old railway lines.
Exposed in summer 1992, completely vanished 11 October 1994.
Probably buried again. Dated from 1940.
Survey No. D1-19.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

Monument Types

  • TANK TRAP (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records

32464Related to: World War Two anti-tank cubes (Monument)
32466Related to: World War Two pillbox and gun emplacement (Monument)

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