Record Details

NHER Number:32486
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A World War Two Type 22 pillbox survives in a gateway, now with an oil tank situated on top of it. It is visible on aerial photographs. It was one of several World War Two defences sited in the vicinity (see NHER 20936 and 32485).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1015 0145
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Common type 22 pillbox, date 1940. Positioned in gateway. Oil tank on top. [1]
Survey No. L4-4.
See record form in file (S1).
Compiled by D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

September 2011. Norfolk NMP.
The World War Two Type 22 pillbox described above is visible as an extant structure (prior to the oil tank being situated on top of it, see above) on aerial photographs, including (S2). It is located at TG 1014 0144, where it is depicted by modern Ordnance Survey mapping, rather than at TG 1015 0145 as previously recorded.
S. Tremlett (NMP), 14 September 2011.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/22) (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

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHK 26.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1429 4120-1 16-APR-1946 (NMR).

Related records

32485Related to: World War Two spigot mortar gun emplacement (Monument)
20936Related to: World War Two Type 22 pillbox (Monument)

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