Record Details

NHER Number:32628
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A World War Two type 22 hexagonal concrete pillbox. Built in about 1940, it was part of the anti invasion defences of the time.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3294 3260
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:BACTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Common 1940 type 22 pillbox high on north bank of B1150 about 500m before Pollard Street. Very overgrown.
Survey No. H1-10.
Information from [1]. See record form in file.
D.Walker (NLA) August 1996.

November 2004. Norfolk NMP.
An extant World War Two hexagonal pillbox is visible on aerial photographs (S2). It is overgrown with vegetation and is not clearly visible on some later aerial photographs.
(S2)
J. Albone (NMP), 26 November 2004

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/22) (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>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 3111 09-JUL-1946 (Norfolk SMR TG 3232A) RAF 106G/UK/1634 3111 09-JUL-1946 (Norfolk SMR TG 3232A).

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