Record Details

NHER Number:18232
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two Home Guard Shelter

Summary

This Common 1940 Home Guard shelter is a squat brick-built rectangular structure. The door is to the south but no windows/slits were observed. It is currently in use as a store.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2732 0155
Map Sheet:TG20SE
Parish:PORINGLAND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pill box? Apparent Home Guard type.
Rectangular brick with thick concrete roof. Door to south, but no slits or windows visible. In use as store and interior not seen.
E. Rose (NAU) 16 July 1982.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds: Common 1940 Home Guard Shelter.
Survey No. M4-18.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

December 2009. Norfolk NMP.
During the assessment of the aerial photographs for this area as part of the Norfolk NMP project, this structure was not identified on the aerial photographs.
S. Horlock (NMP), 21 December 2009.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War Two to 21st Century - 1940 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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