Record Details

NHER Number:20339
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox


A common type 22 hexagonal concrete pillbox, its brick facing now falling off. Situated about two hundred metres east of the Red Lion pub, it was built in about 1940 as part of the anti invasion defences of the time.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4268 0695
Map Sheet:TG40NW

Full description

Pill box.
Polygonal, concrete with outer brick facing now falling off.
Original report from Pillbox Survey. Located by E. Rose (NAU), 7 May 1984.

Record form and photo in file by source [1], who adds:
Type 22.
D.Gurney (NLA), 17 November 1996.

December 1999. Still present and intact.
E.Rose (NLA), 3 December 1999.

April 2007. Norfolk NMP
A surviving World War Two pillbox is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S3). The central grid reference for this pillbox has been amended to TG 4268 0696. It lies 94m to the east of another World War Two structure (NHER 20340).
J. Albone (NMP), 30 April 2007

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1606 3024-5 27-JUN-1946 (NHER TG 4206A-B).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS/72056 88-9 24-MAR-1972.
<S3>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1989. NHER TG 4206A (NLA 233/DPG6) 04-JUL-1989.

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