Record Details

NHER Number:32539
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two pillbox


This was the location of a type 24 pillbox. This is a relatively rare type, and it would have been constructed around 1940. By the early 1990's the anti-ricochet wall has been removed and it was in use as a shed. However, by 2021 the pillbox had been demolished.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2638 1997
Map Sheet:TG21NE

Full description

Quite rare type 24 pill box in garden of 2 Church Close. Used as tool shed. Anti-ricochet wall removed. Date 1940.
See (S1).
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

January 2021. Report from member of the public [1].
This pillbox was visible from public footpaths in the area. It has been reported that this rare pillbox has been demolished.
H. Hamilton (HES), 13 January 2021.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1994. KHD 7-10.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2024 Norfolk Historic Environment Service