|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two pillbox and site of anti aircraft battery|
This type 22 World War Two pillbox once stood at the entrance to a possible anti aircraft battery. The battery can be seen on an aerial photograph taken in the 1940s. The pillbox remains although no trace can be seen of the battery.
|Grid Reference:||TF 8878 0700|
|Parish:||HOLME HALE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Above railway and road junction.
Pillbox, polygonal, overgrown.
E. Rose (NAU), 1 September 1983.
World War Two type 22 pillbox. No evidence of anti-ricochet wall.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.
RAF air photograph shows pillbox at entrance to triangular compound which houses various circular structures commensurate with anti-aircraft battery and associated smaller structures.
B. Cushion (NLA), 10 September 1998.
- ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY (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
|---||Aerial Photograph: TF 80/TF 8906/A. |
|---||Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form. |
|1039||Parent of: Cranich Deserted Medieval Village and multi-period finds (Monument)|
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