Record Details

NHER Number:36029
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two anti tank blocks


World War Two anti tank blocks obstructing access to the railway line.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8725 4403
Map Sheet:TF84SE

Full description

2000. Field Observation and Desk-based Assessment.
Site identified during archaeological assessment of Holkham Estate.
A concrete block, presently tilted (just to north of former railway track).
See report (S1) for further details.
K. Penn (NAU), 2 March 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 April 2015.

1949. RAF air photography.
2 concrete blocks visible obstructing the access track to the railway line.
See (S2) in file.
A. Miller (Suffolk CC NMP).
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 February 2002.

Monument Types

  • ANTI TANK BLOCK (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

---Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1949. 540/259 Frames 5007-9 (NMR).
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2000. The Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Archaeological Survey (Final Report). Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 532.
<S2>Map: NMP Plot.

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