Record Details

NHER Number:15053
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox


A common World War Two type 22 hexagonal pillbox dating to about 1940. This pillbox is visible on aerial photographs of the area.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 8746 8511
Map Sheet:TL88NE

Full description

4 July 1979. Visit.
Corner of drive to Blakeney Farm.
Pill box. Polygonal, concrete; sunk below road level.
E. Rose, (NAU).

April 1993. Condition unchanged. There are several unusual rounded projections on the roof.
E.Rose (NLA) 23 April 1993.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
Common type 22 pillbox at entrance to Blakeney Farm. Concrete anti-ricochet steps in loops and lumps on top.
Survey No. Q3-9.
D.Walker (NLA) July 1996.

October 2010. Norfolk NMP.
The pillbox described above is visible on aerial photographs of the area as late as 1967 (S1).
E. Bales (NMP), 18 Oct 2010.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHF 4.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1967. OS/67065 041-2 27-APR-1967 (NMR).

Related records - none

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