Record Details

NHER Number:40771
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two Allan Williams turret in rear garden of 5 King's Road

Summary

A rare example of a World War Two Allan Williams turret that was moved to this location from its original site near Bayfield Hall (NHER 32468). In October 2010 the turrets were in the process of being moved to the East England Military Museum and the Ashdown Camp Museum at Badsey near Eversham.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 04861 40571
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:HOLT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 2004.
Formerly located at Bayfield Hall (see NHER 32468) and at some time dug up and brought to this location.
Rare Allan Williams turret, date 1940-1941. In rear garden and said to be in good condition.
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 September 2004.

The Alan Williams Turret is now back at Bayfield Hall at TG 04861 40571. The two Alan Williams Turrets are to be taken to the East England Military Museum at Snetterton and the Ashdown Camp Museum at Badsey near Eversham.
See (S1).
D. Gurney (NLA), 27 September 2010.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Verbal Communication: Cook, R.. 2004. Correspondence between R. Cook and D. Gurney (NLA) regarding the Alan Williams Turrets at Holt.. 13 September.
<S1>Correspondence: D. Gurney (NLA). 2010. Correspondence between D. Gurney (NLA) and R. Cook regarding the Alan Williams Turrets at Holt.. 15 September.

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32468Related to: Site of World War Two Allan Williams turret (Monument)

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