|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two pillbox|
A very rare example of a 'Norcon' circular pillbox, from World War Two.
|Grid Reference:||TF 7682 3684|
|Parish:||DOCKING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Very rare 'Norcon' circular type with domed roof.
Protected RAF H.Q. at Hall.
E. Rose (NLA) 10 August 1994.
October 2012 Survey
C. Kolonko (HES) carried out a photographic survey of this WW2 pillbox. The Pillbox is aligned east to west with the entrance facing west. This would have allowed the pillbox to cover both the entrance to the hall and the field to the east. A number of original wooden brackets for shelves survive internally. These were affixed to the structure by a series of bolts which have been simply punched through the pillbox's 15cm thick walls.
The pillbox is in excellent condition.
C. Kolonko (HES), 22 October 2012.
- PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Document: 1995. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey. |
Related records - none
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