Record Details

NHER Number:32692
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two pillbox, rugby club

Summary

A World War Two pillbox of unknown type once stood on the site of the rugby club. It may have been positioned to defend the possible searchlight battery and/or gun emplacement to the east (NHER 54504). It no longer survives as it was blown up at an unspecified date.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8553 8675
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

World War Two pillbox of unknown type stood on site of rugby club.
Blown up.
Survey No. Q3-1.
Information from [1].
See (S1) in file.
D. Walker (NLA) August 1996.

January 2011. Norfolk NMP.
The pillbox recorded above could not be identified on aerial photographs of the area, however it may have been located in order to defend the possible searchlight and or gun emplacement visible to the east (NHER 54504).
E. Bales (NMP), 14 Jan 2011.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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Unpublished document: Kent, P.. 1994.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

Related records - none

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