Record Details

NHER Number:27304
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible World War Two gun emplacement

Summary

A possible World War Two rectangular concrete structure is visible on aerial photographs, to the south of the dunes at Sea Palling. This may be a gun emplacement or possibly an outlier structure associated with the searchlight battery to the east, NHER 34548.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 43439 26960
Map Sheet:TG42NW
Parish:SEA PALLING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A possible World War Two rectangular concrete structure is visible on aerial photographs, to the south of the dunes at Sea Palling (S1). The structure is centred on TG 4343 2695 and measures 5m by 3.5m. This is visible in 1940 and appears to be gone by 1946 (S2). This may be a gun emplacement or possibly an outlier structure associated with the searchlight battery to the east, NHER 34548.
S. Massey (NMP), 28 September 2005.

Monument Types

  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • MILITARY BUILDING? (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1940. NMR TG 4326/27 (MSO 31012 2A/BR14/2 3625) 16-AUG-1940.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 5100-1 09-JUL-1946 (NMR).

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