Record Details

NHER Number:32681
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar emplacement

Summary

This World War Two spigot mortar gun emplacement on the river bank guarded the approaches to the nearby bridge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6044 9698
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Spigot mortar gun emplacement on river bank covering approaches to bridge.
See (S1).
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

February 2002.
The mortar spigot remains in place.
E. Rose (NLA), 7 February 2002.

September 2003.
Spigot remains intact.
Pillbox formerly recorded under this number is now recorded under NHER 39776.
J. Allen (NLA), 13 October 2003.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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