Record Details

NHER Number:16868
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two gun emplacement and pillbox

Summary

This World War Two type 26 pillbox and machine gun emplacement is quite rare. The loopholes have been filled for Turnball mounts. The pillbox guarded approaches to RAF Feltwell airfield (NHER 4942).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7017 9045
Map Sheet:TL79SW
Parish:FELTWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1964. South of road, in gardens of RAF married quarters.
Concrete machine gun post. Presumably 1939 to 1945, guarding airfield approaches.
E. Rose (NAU), 9 December 1980.

Quite rare, type 26 pillbox in good condition. Loopholes filled for Turnball mounts.
See (S1).
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHJ 36.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

Related records - none

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