Record Details

NHER Number:24210
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A pillbox, from World War Two.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5856 0093
Map Sheet:TF50SE
Parish:DENVER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Six sided concrete pill box faced in brick, now used as chemical store.
Stated by farmer to have been erected to protect Denver Sluice.
R. Silvester (NAU) 3 December 1987.

World War II anti-aircraft artillery.
See file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 28 January 1997.

See (S1) which adds:
Standard 1940 type 24 pillbox facing northeast towards bridges.
Now used as a paint store with oil tanks on roof and bricked up loopholes.
Survey No. I2-23.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

Monument Types

  • 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

---Serial: Dobinson, C.S.. 1996. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England.. Vol I(4), p 605.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: 1995. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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