Record Details

NHER Number:32645
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War One pillbox

Summary

A rare World War One pillbox dating to 1916/18 is located on north side of B1159 facing seaward. A hole has been smashed in its rear wall to remove the steel doors.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4217 2687
Map Sheet:TG42NW
Parish:SEA PALLING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Rare World War One pill box (date 1916/18) on north side of B1159 facing seaward.
Hole smashed in rear wall to remove steel doors.
Survey No. H2-31 (S1).
See record form in file by source [1].
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

September 2001.
Still extant.
E. Rose (NLA), 13 September 2001.

September 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A World War One pillbox is visible on aerial photographs (S2).
S. Massey (NMP), 30 September 2005.

May 2014.
Still extant; no obvious change.
D. Gurney (HES), 16 May 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 5098-5100 09-JUL-1946 (NMR) RAF 106G/UK/1634 5098-5100 09-JUL-1946 (NMR).

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