Record Details

NHER Number:32412
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar emplacement at Egmere

Summary

This World War Two spigot mortar emplacement was built in 1940. It stands around 5m behind a pillbox (NHER 32411). The pin used to hold the gun in place has gone rusty. This is unusual because these were normally made of stainless steel.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9084 3750
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Common 1940 spigot mortar gun emplacement situated 5m behind pill box E2-3 (NHER 19720). Unusually has rusty pintel.
See (S1).
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHH 11A.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service