Record Details

NHER Number:32466
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox and gun emplacement

Summary

World War Two pillbox and gun emplacement visible on RAF aerial photographs from 1950.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0733 4323
Map Sheet:TG04SE
Parish:SALTHOUSE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Type 20c pill box, date 1940.
Common around Weybourne, but generally rare.
Machine gun emplacement dug into hill with excellent command of road, village and coast.
Survey No. D1-21.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D. Walker, (NLA) July 1996.

October 2002. Norfolk NMP.
World War Two pillbox and gun emplacement visible on RAF aerial photographs from 1950 (S1). It is a type 20 pillbox located at TG 0733 4323 and measuring 5m square. It is not visible on aerial photographs earlier than 1950, presumably due to camouflaging of the site or vegetation cover.
S. Massey (NMP), 17 April 2003.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1950. RAF 541/440 3036-7 28-FEB-1950 (NMR).

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