|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two pillbox|
The overgrown ruins of a World War Two type 26v pillbox (blown up after the war) situated in a field boundary to the south of an area of coastal defences at Weybourne (NHER 38577 to 9, 32505). A second pillbox is located in the same field boundary to the immediate north (NHER 32514). This structure is now in quite a ruinous state, although it can be viewed on aerial photographs taken prior it being blown up.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 1238 4322|
|Parish:||WEYBOURNE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Ruins of quite common type 26v pill box, date 1940. Blown up and very overgrown.
Survey Number D2-48.
Information from . See record form in file.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.
April 2004, Norfolk NMP. Central grid reference amended from TG1240 4326 to TG 1238 4322.
A World War Two type 26v pillbox situated in a field boundary at TG 1238 4322, to the south of an area of coastal defences at Weybourne (NHER 38577-9, 32505). A second pillbox is located in the same field boundary to the immediate north (NHER 32514). This structure is now in quite a ruinous state, although it can be viewed on aerial photographs prior it being blown up (S1).
S. Massey (NMP) 1 April 2004.
December 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Land-based survey; Area A26, Context 36:
This pillbox was encountered during the survey.
See assessment report (S2) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 6 December 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.
- PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1571 3173-5 07-JUN-1946 (Norfolk SMR TG 1142B, TG 1342A). |
|<S2>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1045. |
|41015||Part of: Multi-period features and finds (Monument)|
|38610||Related to: Site of World War Two military structures (Monument)|
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