Record Details

NHER Number:27856
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox and barbed wire obstruction

Summary

A probably modern probable length of barbed wire defences and a possible pillbox, visible as structures on 1946 RAF vertical aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8777 4423
Map Sheet:TF84SE
Parish:HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2002. Norfolk NMP.
The possible line of barbed wire is visible as a straight-sided, horseshoe shaped enclosure, with the open side to the south. The line encloses an area with an east to west length of 354m, and a north to south length of 266m. The potential pillbox is polygonal in plan (S1), and is located within the eastern side of the barbed wire defences, at TF 8813 4422.
Theses are likely to form part of a wider system of secondary defences within the area, probably dating from 1940.
M. Brennand (NMP), 31 March 2002.

Monument Types

  • BARBED WIRE OBSTRUCTION? (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • PILLBOX? (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1430 4036 16-APR-1946.

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