Record Details

NHER Number:32535
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti-tank blocks

Summary

In 1993 it was noted that one common 1940 anti-tank block survived in this area on either side of the Yarmouth railway line.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2787 0842
Map Sheet:TG20NE
Parish:THORPE ST ANDREW, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

One common 1940 anti-tank block on either side of Yarmouth railway line. [1]
Survey No. M4-8.
See record form (S1) in file.
Comp. D.Walker (NLA) July 1996.

March 2009. Norfolk NMP.
Two anti-tank cubes were visible, one either side of the Norwich to Yarmouth railway line, at TG 2787 0842 on aerial photographs from 1945-1964 (S2)-(S4). They made up an additional line of defence to the anti-tank ditch recorded as NHER 51893.
E. Bales (NMP), March 2009.

Monument Types

  • ANTI TANK BLOCK (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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/789 6245-6 10-SEP-1945 (NMR).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1947. RAF CPE/UK/2063 6258-9 14-MAY-1947 (NMR).
<S4>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1964. RAF 58/6402 (F21) 0020-21 06-JUL-1964 (NMR).

Related records

51893Related to: Site of World War Two defensive anti tank ditch around city of Norwich (Monument)

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