Record Details

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


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

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1273 7962
Map Sheet:TM17NW

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1995-1996. [Articles on the ceremony to mark the unveiling of a plaque to make the involvement of the Home Guard in WWII].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: 1995. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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