Record Details

NHER Number:33377
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of a World War Two searchlight battery and pillbox

Summary

An RAF aerial photograph taken in the 1940s shows this is the site of a World War Two searchlight battery of three circular structures. There was a pill box to the north of the battery. These have been demolished and there is now a poultry farm on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 5981 9684
Map Sheet:TL59NE
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1946. RAF air photograph .
Indicates searchlight battery of three circular structures and pill box to north.
Area now under poultry farm.
B. Cushion (NLA) 8 January 1998.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 59/TL 5996/B.

Related records - none

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