Record Details

NHER Number:51705
Type of record:Monument
Name:Pillbox at Thetford Grammar School

Summary

This type 22 pillbox is built into a wall covering the bridge, and is disguised by knapped flint facing to match the wall. It is visible on aerial photographs until at least 1957.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 86807 83090
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1994. Defensive Structures Survey.
A type 22 pillbox built into wall covering bridge, disguised by knapped flint facing to match wall.
See (S1).
P. Kent, April 1994.

December 2010. Norfolk NMP.
The pillbox described above is visible on aerial photographs (S2-S3) centred on TL 8680 8309.
E. Bales (NMP), 15 Dec 2010.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Kent, P.. 1994. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey record form.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 3G/TUD/UK/59 5385-6 05-FEB-1946 (NMR).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: BKS. 1957. BKS (NCC) 517441-2 XX-APR-1957.

Related records

5750Part of: Site of Cathedral, Churches of Great St Mary and Holy Trinity, Domus Dei and Blackfriars, Thetford Grammar School (Monument)
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