Record Details

NHER Number:30801
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox and gun emplacement

Summary

A World War Two probable gun emplacement is visible on an aerial photograph in 1946, as well as a pillbox, which is still standing.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7783 2179
Map Sheet:TF72SE
Parish:GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pillbox, standard polygonal, brick shuttered. Faces west.
Information from [1].
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 1994.

March 1946.
RAF air photograph shows 2 double cell, probable gun emplacements to east of pillbox, which is at south edge of pit.
South gun emplacement is larger.
B. Cushion (NLA) 21 July 1998.

Monument Types

  • SITE (Modern - 1901 AD to 2050 AD)
  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (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

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHE 28-29.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

Related records - none

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