Record Details

NHER Number:25959
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A World War Two type 22 pillbox is located along a trackway inland from the coast at Eccles-on-Sea. The pillbox faced inland. This pillbox formed part of a series of World War Two pillboxes and defensive structures all along this section of the coast, for example NHER 32643, 27320 and 27324.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4128 2871
Map Sheet:TG42NW
Parish:LESSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pillbox. Polygonal, Concrete.
E. Rose (NLA), 17 December 1990.

See record form in file by source [1], who adds:
Common, concrete 1940 type 22 pillbox, 100m south of track, facing inland.
Survey No. H2-27.
D. Walker (NLA) July 1996.

THE CENTRAL GRID REFERENCE FOR THIS SITE HAS BEEN ALTERED SLIGHTLY FROM TG 4129 2871 TO TG 4128 2871.

April 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A World War Two type 22 pillbox is located along a trackway inland from the coast at Eccles-on-Sea and is visible on aerial photographs (S1). The site is centred on TG 4128 2871. This pillbox formed part of a series of World War Two pillboxes and defensive structures all along this section of the coast, for example NHER 32643, 27320 and 27324.
(S1)
S. Massey (NMP), 18 April 2005.

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>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 3097-8 09-JUL-1946 (NMR).

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