Record Details

NHER Number:36035
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

World War Two pillbox visible on 1945 and 1970 aerial photographs. Still in place, though very overgrown, it is located in a hedge at the side of the road.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9165 4180
Map Sheet:TF94SW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2000. Field Observation and Desk-based Assessment.
Site identified during archaeological assessment of Holkham Estate.
Octagonal concrete pillbox in hedge at side of Market Lane. Very overgrown but visible on both sides of hedge.
See report (S1) for further details.
K. Penn (NAU), 2 March 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 April 2015.

October 2002. Norfolk NMP.
World War Two pillbox visible on 1945 RAF (S2) and 1970 Ordnance Survey (S3) aerial photographs. It is located at NGR TF9164 4179, in the hedge at side the road. It is sited a short distance along the road to the north of a military emplacement.
H. Clare (NMP), 11 October 2002.

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Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2000. The Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Archaeological Survey (Final Report). Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 532.
<S2>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/369 4165-6 08-JUN-1945 (NMR).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1970. OS/70008 134 19-MAR-1970 (SMR).

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