|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two pillbox|
This is a brick and concrete polygonal World War Two pillbox positioned overlooking the railway station. It was restored in 2003 when the original internal folding shelves below the gun loops were found still in place, and a number of artefacts were recovered.
|Grid Reference:||TF 9938 1318|
|Parish:||DEREHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
June 1978. Visit.
Pill box. Low polygonal brick with concrete roof.
E. Rose, 27 June 1978.
See (S1), which adds: Common World War Two type 22 pillbox with blocked loopholes.
Survey No. K2-11.
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.
D. Gurney (NLA), 27 March 2003.
When the pillbox was restored, the original internal folding shelves below the gun loops were found still in place, and a number of artefacts inside. It is proposed to open it for public inspection.
Information from .
E. Rose (NLA), 16 June 2003.
- PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2002. Moves to preserve wartime pillbox. 14 November. |
|<S1>||Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey. |
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