Record Details

NHER Number:20595
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar emplacement

Summary

A spigot mortar emplacement from World War Two.

Images

  • World War Two spigot mortar emplacement, Acle  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4150 1160
Map Sheet:TG41SW
Parish:ACLE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

On river bank just southeast of pub.
World War Two spigot mortar base or machine gun post. Usual pillar with metal spigot.
Very good condition.
E. Rose, (NAU) 29 August 1984.

2001. The World War Two remains around Acle constitute a system of national importance.
See (S1).
D. Gurney (NLA), 27 December 2001.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHG 10.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Council for British Archaeology. 2001. Defence of Britain Project: Acle (Defence Area 3)..

Related records

49405Part of: Site of World War Two defences at Acle Bridge (Monument)

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