Record Details

NHER Number:36852
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two coastal battery

Summary

A World War Two coastal battery with searchlights, gun emplacements and a command post is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1945 and 1946.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9019 4584
Map Sheet:TF94NW
Parish:HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1945 and 1946. RAF air photography.
World War Two coastal artillery battery, with gun emplacements, command post, searchlights and hutted camp.
See (S1) in file.
A. Miller (Suffolk CC NMP).
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 February 2002.

Monument Types

  • COAST ARTILLERY SEARCHLIGHT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • COASTAL BATTERY (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • COMMAND POST (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • MILITARY CAMP (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/374 Frames 4062-4 (NMR).
---Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1430 Frames 3037-9 (NMR).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: NMP Plot.

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