Record Details

NHER Number:40078
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar emplacement at Morston Greens

Summary

A World War Two spigot mortar emplacement survives. It is set within a pit surrounded by an earth bank.

Images

  • World War Two Spigot Mortar, NHER 40078.  © Bond, C.

Location

Grid Reference:TG 00041 44273
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:MORSTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Positioning may not be exact; very difficult to locate on ground. On south edge of coastal path.
Mortar spigot, intact, set in pit with earth bank around. Unusually has a rusty pintle, like a few others in Norfolk.
E. Rose (NLA), 22 October 2003.

[1] locates this spigot mortar at TG 00041 44273 rather than TG 00021 44244 as previously mapped. The concrete plinth is sound but the spigot is rusty.
See S1.
A. Beckham (HES), 17 September 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: Bond, C.. 2014. World War Two spigot mortar at TG 00042 44280.. Digital (JPEG). digital.

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