|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two gun emplacement on bank of Little Ouse opposite Ten Mile Bank|
This rare World War Two type 28a anti tank gun emplacement was built in 1940 or 1941. It faces southeast to guard the approach to the nearby bridge.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 6037 9716|
|Parish:||HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Gun emplacement, rectangular with chamfered corners, wide embrasure to southeast, door opposite. A remarkably unusual location for a type normally found facing out to sea.
R. Silvester (NAU), 8 March 1988.
Rare 1940/41 anti-tank emplacement - type 28a. Faces southeast to cover approach to bridge.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.
Still extant, in excellent condition in garden of house. Now with timber pergola/patio on top.
E. Rose (NLA), 25 February 2002.
- GUN EMPLACEMENT (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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