Record Details

NHER Number:32485
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar gun emplacement

Summary

A World War Two spigot mortar emplacement survives at this site, situated at the bottom of a meadow at the edge of a stand of trees. It is one of several World War Two defences in the vicinity (see NHER 20936 and NHER 32486).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1035 0143
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Common 1940 spigot mortar gun emplacement situated in bottom of meadow at edge of trees. Stands 0.5m off ground.
Survey No. L4-5.
See record form in file (S1).
Compiled by D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

September 2011. Norfolk NMP.
The World War Two spigot mortar emplacement described above could not be identified on the consulted aerial photographs, which included photographs taken in 1946.
S. Tremlett (NMP), 14 September 2011.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHK 27.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

Related records

32486Related to: World War Two pillbox (Monument)
20936Related to: World War Two Type 22 pillbox (Monument)

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