Record Details

NHER Number:28693
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

This World War Two polygonal pillbox was built in 1940. It was made unusually tall so that it could see over the adjacent railway line.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 9880 1250
Map Sheet:TF91SE
Parish:DEREHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box. Polygonal, clad in brick; unusually tall to overlook former railway line from land to south (now gardens of houses).
E. Rose (NLA), 3 January 1992.

See (S1) which adds: Common, 1940 type 22 pillbox standing on south side of old railway, facing west.
Survey No. K2-14.
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

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

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