Record Details

NHER Number:32481
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti-tank cubes

Summary

Two World War Two anti-tank cubes blocking entrance to and from fields and Salthouse village are visible on RAF aerial photographs from 1946. The cubes were encountered during the Coastal Survey conducted by the NAU in 2004.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0763 4388
Map Sheet:TG04SE
Parish:SALTHOUSE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Two common anti-tank blocks lying on side to north of coast road.
Date 1940.
Survey Number D2-1.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

October 2002. Norfolk NMP.
World War Two anti-tank cubes blocking the entrance to and from fields and Salthouse village on RAF aerial photographs from 1946 (S1). Two cubes are positioned at TG 0762 4388 and TG 0763 4388. The tank cubes can now be found within the field to the east.
S. Massey (NMP), 21 March 2003.

December 2004. Land-based fieldwork phase of the Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey. NHER 41014, context 23.
One of three groups of two concrete anti-tank blocks. The others are NHER 32464 and NHER 32479.
See (S2) for further details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 6 December 2007.

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.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1701 3042-3 27-AUG-1946 (Norfolk SMR TG 0744A, TG 0844A).
<S2>Unpublished Document: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S.. 2005. NAU Report No. 1045. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design..

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32480Related to: Site of World War Two spigot mortar emplacement (Monument)
35554Related to: World War Two anti-aircraft battery (Monument)

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