Record Details

NHER Number:16125
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar emplacement

Summary

A World War Two spigot mortar emplacement survives to the east of Hilgay Bridge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 620 987
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:FORDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

East of Hilgay Bridge, north of river.
Mortar spigot, World War Two. Support for gun remains.
Information from S. Ashley (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 12 May 1980.

Visit. Survey no. P1-13.
Quite common, spigot mortar gun emplacement (date 1940). Situated to north of river.
See (S1).
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (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.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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