Record Details

NHER Number:32524
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War One pillbox

Summary

A World War One pillbox is located in the trees here, near the entrance to a sandpit. It is round, was built between 1916 and 1918 and is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1676 4162
Map Sheet:TG14SE
Parish:BEESTON REGIS, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1994. Norfolk Defensive Strucutres Survey. Stone Hill.
Rare World War One pillbox, situated in trees to west of road near entrance to sandpit. Standard round pillbox, built 1916 to 1918.
Survey No. D3-5.
Information from [1]. See (S1) form in file.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

June 2003. Norfolk NMP.
There is a World War One pillbox visible on RAF 1946 aerial photographs (S2) and (S3). It is located to the west of the road, in amongst trees (near to the entrance of the quarry). The NGR is TG1678 4164. Pillbox previously recorded as part of the Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey (Survey No. D3-5).
H. Clare (NMP) 30 June 2003.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: 1994. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1571 4211-2 07-JUN-1946 (Norfolk SMR TG14/TG1641/C & A).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1571 4179-80 07-JUN-1946 (Norfolk SMR TG14/TG1641/B & TG1741/A).

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