Record Details

NHER Number:19211
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox in garage yard

Summary

This is quite a rare type 24 brick and concrete pillbox. It was built around 1940 when it stood at a crossroads.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2645 1957
Map Sheet:TG21NE
Parish:HORSTEAD WITH STANNINGHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box. Brick, polygonal, concrete roof, splayed loopholes.
In garage yard. First noted by Pill Box Survey.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 May 1983.

Quite rare type 24 pillbox situated in garage yard facing southwest. By crossroads, around 1940. Red brick shuttering. Low gate still in place.
See (S1).
D. Walker (NLA), July 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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