Record Details

NHER Number:24365
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox on southwest bank of Sam's Cut Drain

Summary

This type 24 World War Two brick and concrete pillbox is quite a common type. It stands on a high concrete block and faces northeast. It was built in 1940 or 1941.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6016 9768
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box, concrete, polygonal.
R. Silvester (NAU), 8 March 1988.

Quite common type 24 pillbox facing northeast. Wood shuttered and on a high concrete plinth. Date 1940/41.
See (S1).
D.Walker (NLA) July 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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