Record Details

NHER Number:62775
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two Allan Williams Turrett

Summary

Remains of a rare Allan Williams Turret became visible on Bacton beach following a series of storms. Photographs appear to indicate that the turret has been detached from any associated structural remains. The turrent would have formed part of a World War Two gun emplacement which formed part of the coastal defences recorded under NHER 38791.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3495 3368
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:BACTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2018. Casual obesrvation.
Remains of a rare Allan Williams Turret became visible on Bacton beach following a series of storms.
Several members of the public reported the presence of the remains to the Historic Environment Record.
Photographs (S1) taken in May 2018 appear to indicate that the turret has been detached from any associated structural remains.
The turrent would have formed part of a World War Two gun emplacement which formed part of the coastal defences recorded under NHER 38791.
H. Hamilton (HES), 23 May 2018.

Monument Types

  • ALLAN WILLIAMS TURRET (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: Pursey, I. 2018. Photograph of Allan Williams Turrent revealed on Bacton Beach.

Related records

38791Part of: Site of World War Two military features (Monument)
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