|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two pillbox|
A World War Two polygonal type 22 pillbox, which defended a searchlight battery to the immediate east (NHER 53456) and a level crossing to the west.
|Grid Reference:||TL 9025 8673|
|Parish:||KILVERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Pill box. Octagonal, concrete.
On mound camouflaged by bushes, guarded level crossing east of main road south of railway.
E. Rose (NAU) 4 July 1979.
See (S1) in file by source , who adds:
Common, type 22 pillbox standing very high. Date 1940.
Survey No. Q4-1.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.
March 2010. Norfolk NMP.
A World War Two polygonal type 22 pillbox, defending a searchlight battery (NHER 53456) and a level crossing, is visible on aerial photographs (S2). Still visible in 1971 (S3).
S. Horlock (NMP), 12 March 2010.
- PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey. |
|<S2>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/378 4008-10 13-JUN-1945 (NMR). |
|<S3>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1971. OS/71369 367-8 21-JUL-1971 (NMR). |
|53456||Part of: World War Two searchlight batteries and military training site (Monument)|
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