Record Details

NHER Number:37038
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

In 2000-02 a World War Two pillbox was noted at this location by the Rapid Identification Survey and is visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8981 8962
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

2000-2002. Woodland Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey.
Management Unit H, Site 73:
Standard hexagonal pillbox.
See report (S1) for further details.
D. Gurney (NLA), 12 March 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 May 2015.

March 2010. Norfolk NMP.
This pillbox is visible on aerial photographs (S2)-(S4) consulted as part of the Norfolk NMP project. The actual structure was not mapped individually. See NHER 5742 for overall record for the airfield and related defences.
E. Bales (NMP), 09 March 2010.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Davison, A.J.. 2002. Sketch Plan.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Cushion, B. 2002. STANTA ILMP Woodland Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey. Brian Cushion Archaeological & Cartographical Surveyor.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1950. NMR TL 8989/21 (RAF 540/413 SFFO-0088) 12-SEP-1950.
<S3>Oblique Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1950. NMR TL 8989/13 (RAF 540/413 SFFO-0065) 12-SEP-1950.
<S4>Oblique Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1950. NMR TL 8989/10 (RAF 540/413 PFFO-0065) 12-SEP-1950.

Related records

5742Part of: East Wretham World War Two Airfield (Monument)

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