Record Details

NHER Number:37386
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

During 2001-2 an unusual World War Two pillbox was noted at this location during the STANTA survey and is also visible on aerial photographs. The pillbox was found to be heavily obscured by undergrowth.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 89931 89668
Map Sheet:TL88NE
Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

2001-2. Located during STANTA survey.
A pillbox of 'unusual design'. See sketch in file.
Obscured by undergrowth.
See for comparison NHER 32690, 32691 and 37038.
D. Gurney (NLA) 17 September 2002.

March 2010. Norfolk NMP.
This pillbox is visible on aerial photographs (S1) 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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1950. RAF 540/432 5155-6 11-OCT-1950 (NMR).

Related records

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

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