Record Details

NHER Number:22555
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A World War Two type 22 pillbox located amongst woods opposite Cromer Hall. This pillbox sits on the edge of an area of World War Two defences and military training sites with East Woods (NHER 38814) within Cromer Park (NHER 33460).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2162 4168
Map Sheet:TG24SW
Parish:CROMER, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Visited 7 May 1986.
Pill box.
Brick, polygonal, gunslits with concrete offsets, grass on roof.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 May 1986.

See (S1) which adds:
Common, type 22 pillbox, date 1940.
Survey No. D5-21.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

May 2004.
Still extant.
E. Rose (NLA), 24 May 2004.

Centre of site moved from TG 2161 4168 to TG 2162 4168.

September 2004. Norfolk NMP.
A World War Two type 22 pillbox located amongst woods opposite Cromer Hall and is visible on aerial photographs from 1967 (S2). This pillbox sits on the edge of an area of World War Two defences and military training sites with East Woods (NHER 38814) within Cromer Park (NHER 33460).
S. Massey (NMP), 27 September 2004.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: 1995. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Meridian Airmaps Limited. 1967. MAL 67028 083-4 16-APR-1967 (NMR).

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