Record Details

NHER Number:32385
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti tank cubes

Summary

World War Two anti tank cubes across a bridge are visible on RAF aerial photographs from 1946, and are still standing structures.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6624 3687
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Rare arrangement of four 1940 anti tank blocks situated on bridge.
Two diagonally opposite blocks have slots cut, but should face each other.
Survey No. B2-6.
Information from [1].
See (S1) in file.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

March 2002. Norfolk NMP.
Arrangement of two pairs of anti-tank blocks plotted from 1946 RAF verticals (S2). The roadblock sits on either side of the bridge over the Heacham Harbour river on the South Beach Road. The blocks are 5m apart across the road and a distance of 8.2m from each other.
S. Massey (NMP), 14 March 2002.

Monument Types

  • TANK TRAP (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1571 3302-3 07-JUN-1946 (Norfolk SMR TF 6637B-C).

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