Record Details

NHER Number:32423
Type of record:Monument
Name:Rare World War Two Pillbox


This very rare PBX U/F roofless and pentagonal pillbox, one of only twenty in the county, is now partially buriedl. It may originally have had a camouflage mound.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9276 0065
Map Sheet:TF90SW

Full description

Very rare World War Two type PBX U/F pillbox, just inside fence of RAF establishment. Thin walls (250mm) and roofless.
Survey No. K4-2.
Information from [1].
See (S1).
D. Walker (NLA) August 1996.

29 September 1999. Site visit.
Ground plan of pillbox revised.
See sketch and notes in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 29 September 1999.

1 November 1999. Site visit.
See report in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 2 November 1999.

29 April 2015. Site visit.
Site being developed for housing (Bennett Homes"The Signals").
Pillbox extant, overgrown and fenced off.
D. Gurney (HES), 29 April 2015.

28 November 2016.
No change.
D. Gurney (HES), 28 November 2016.

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>Unpublished Document: 1995. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

Related records - none

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