Record Details

NHER Number:16787
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox


An unusually shaped type 3 Air Ministry concrete pillbox of about 1940, built as a perimeter defence for the east side of RAF Coltishall.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2744 2290
Map Sheet:TG22SE

Full description

Pill box.
East side of Coltishall airfield.
Not usual form; concrete slabs with sloping roof.
Position is approximate.
Information from Pillbox Survey.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 November 1980.

See record form in file by source [1], who corrects grid reference and adds:
One of two Air Ministry type 3 pillboxes, of about 1940. Defends east side of RAF Coltishall. Very odd mounts in five loop holes. Hatch in roof.
Survey No. G4-13.
D.Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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