Record Details

NHER Number:16002
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A pillbox from World War Two, which has been restored as a memorial to the Home Guard.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1273 7962
Map Sheet:TM17NW
Parish:DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

South of station.
Pill box; concrete, polygonal.
E. Rose (NAU) 14 April 1980.

See (S1) which adds:
Common World War II type 22 pillbox south of railway station, now bricked up.
Survey No. R4-3.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

Preserved as a memorial to the Home Guard in 1995.
E. Rose (NLA) 4 January 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: 1995. Eastern Daily Press. 29 December.
---Newspaper Article: 1996. Eastern Daily Press. 1 January.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: 1995. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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