Record Details

NHER Number:36517
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two searchlight battery

Summary

A semi circular bank and other earthworks are visible on aerial photographs. They are probably the remains of a World War Two searchlight battery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8923 1735
Map Sheet:TF81NE
Parish:BEESTON WITH BITTERING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Informant (unknown) via Litcham Museum, states he manned the battery and planted trees around it.
(S1) shows semi circular earthwork bank and other features.
E. Rose (NLA), 12 November 2001.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. TF 81/8917/A.

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