Record Details

NHER Number:32557
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War One pillbox

Summary

As recently as 2004 a rare World War One pillbox, dating to between 1916 and 1918, was noted on this site. In 2014 it was cleared and restored.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2717 3342
Map Sheet:TG23SE
Parish:SWAFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Rare World War I (WIA) pill box, around 1916 to 1918.
Survey No. G2-4 (S1).
See record form in file.
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

September 1999.
Still intact, in good condition though at base of gigantic ivy bush.
E. Rose (NLA), 28 September 1999.

2004.
Still as 1999.
E. Rose (NLA), 20 April 2004.

2014.
Cleared and restored.
The location was previously recorded as TG 27160 33450. This has now been amended to TG 27175 33424.
D. Gurney (HES), 18 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHD 18.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

Related records - none

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