Record Details

NHER Number:32487
Type of record:Monument
Name:Rare type of World War Two gun emplacement

Summary

A rare type of a World War Two machine gun emplacement, which was buried or demolished in 1991.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1021 1824
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

THIS MACHINE GUN MOUNT WAS PREVIOUSLY RECORDED UNDER NHER 7747 (Lenwade Watermill).

A rare 1940/41 machine gun mount stood in the garden opposite Lenwade Mill until 1991 when it was either buried or demolished. The mount had a hollow tube instead of a solid pintel of a spigot mortar.
See (S1), Survey No. L2-2, in secondary file.
D. Walker (NLA), August 1996.

Monument Types

  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (World War Two to Late 20th Century - 1939 AD to 1991 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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