Record Details

NHER Number:32514
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

The ruins of a World War Two type 24 pillbox (blown up after the war) situated in a field boundary 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 south (NHER 32513). 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

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1240 4329
Map Sheet:TG14SW
Parish:WEYBOURNE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Ruins of quite common type 24 pill box. Roof is blown up. Date 1940.
Survey Number D2-47.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

April 2004, Norfolk NMP. Central grid reference amended from TG 1240 4331 to TG 1240 4329.
A World War Two type 24 pillbox situated in a field boundary at TG 1240 4329, 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 south (NHER 32513). This structure is now in quite a ruinous state, although it can be viewed on aerial photographs taken prior it being blown up (S1).
(S1).
S. Massey (NMP) 1 April 2004.

December 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Land-based survey; Area A26, Context 37:
This pillbox was encountered during the survey, and it was noted that a fire had damaged the pillbox.
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.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHF 24-25.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<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Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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.

Related records

41015Part of: Multi-period features and finds (Monument)
38610Related to: Site of World War Two military structures (Monument)

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