Record Details

NHER Number:32420
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti tank obstacles, Bone's Drove


World War Two anti tank blocks and rails on either side of a track, close to other World War Two anti tank obstacles, NHER 34642.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8778 4411
Map Sheet:TF84SE

Full description

Quite rare anti tank rails and common blocks on each side of track.
Date 1940.
Survey No. C3-1.
Information from [1]. See (S1) in file.
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

18 August 1999.
Block and rail on east side of track.
On west side, only the rail seen. Has the block been removed? Fallen in to ditch/undergrowth?
D. Gurney (NLA), 19 August 1999.

1946. RAF air photography.
Shows the lines of anti tank blocks with at least 3 blocks, 2 to the west and 1 to the east of the trackway.
See (S2) in file.
A. Miller (Suffolk CC NMP).
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 February 2002.

2000. Field Observation and Desk-based Assessment.
Site visited and considered as part of archaeological assessment of Holkham Estate.
Good condition but overgrown, at the side of Bone's Drove.
See report (S3) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 28 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • ANTI TANK BLOCK (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • ANTI TANK VERTICAL RAIL (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • ROADBLOCK (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • TANK TRAP (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1430 Frames 4092-4.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.
<S2>Map: NMP Plot.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2000. The Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Archaeological Survey (Final Report). Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 532.

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