Record Details

NHER Number:32412
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar emplacement at Egmere


This World War Two spigot mortar emplacement was built in 1940. It stands around 5m behind a pillbox (NHER 32411). The pin used to hold the gun in place has gone rusty. This is unusual because these were normally made of stainless steel.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9084 3750
Map Sheet:TF93NW

Full description

Common 1940 spigot mortar gun emplacement situated 5m behind pill box E2-3 (NHER 19720). Unusually has rusty pintel.
See (S1).
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHH 11A.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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