Record Details

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


A spigot mortar emplacement from World War Two.


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


Grid Reference:TG 4150 1160
Map Sheet:TG41SW

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.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Great Yarmouth Mercury. 2002. Acle-A place of most resistance. 1 November.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Council for British Archaeology. 2001. Defence of Britain Project: Acle (Defence Area 3)..

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

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