Record Details

NHER Number:44960
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of possible World War Two gun emplacement

Summary

A possible World War Two gun emplacement or similar defensive position is visible on aerial photographs from 1945 of the junction of Station Road and Burgh Road, Wheatacre.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 45775 94681
Map Sheet:TM49SE
Parish:WHEATACRE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2006. Norfolk NMP.
A possible World War Two gun emplacement or similar defensive position is visible on aerial photographs at the junction of Station Road and Burgh Road, Wheatacre (S1). The site is centred on TM 4577 9468. This possible defensive position is indicated by the presence of a small penannular embankment, with a central pit-like feature visible in 1945 (S1). This is possibly a gun position set up to project the road junction.
S. Massey (NMP), 16 August 2006.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/930 3110-1 16-OCT-1945 (NMR).

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