Record Details

NHER Number:24107
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War One pillbox

Summary

A rare example of a World War One circular concrete pillbox, dating to about 1916.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2967 3131
Map Sheet:TG23SE
Parish:NORTH WALSHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box. Concrete, circular. On bend in road above bridge.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 October 1987.

(S1) states that this structure dates from World War I.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
Rare World War I (WIA) pillbox, from about 1916/18.
Survey No. G2-12.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHD 24-25.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Bird, C.. 1991. The Fixed Defences of North and East Norfolk in the Two World Wars.. NIAS Journal. Vol 5 No1, pp 3-34. pp 3-34.

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