Record Details

NHER Number:32626
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

An extant World War Two type 24 pillbox.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3388 3418
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:BACTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Quite common 1940/41 type 24 pill box in hedgerow facing west.
Steel rods in roof for securing camouflage.
Survey No. H1-12.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D.Walker (NLA) August 1996.

November 2004. Norfolk NMP.
An extant polygonal World War Two pillbox is visible on aerial photographs (S3-6). This pillbox is located at TG 3388 3418. It is not present on aerial photographs dating from 16 August 1940 (S6), but had been constructed by 30 July 1941 (S3). Associated barbed wire defences and weapons pits are recorded as NHER 38985.
(S3-6)
J. Albone (NMP), 29 November 2004

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/24) (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

<S1>Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S2>Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHH 18A - 19A.
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1941. RAF S/358 14-5 30-JUL-1941 (NMR).
<S4>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1953. RAF 540/1013 0010-11 04-FEB-1953 (Norfolk SMR TG 3434E-F).
<S5>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Environment Agency. 2002. EA 040 AF/02C/339 6971-2 22-JUL-2002 (EA).
<S6>Oblique Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1940. NMR TG 3434/2 (MSO 31015 2A/BR14/5 3650) 16-AUG-1940.

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