Record Details

NHER Number:32623
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two pillbox

Summary

A common 1940 type 22 pill box is situated at this site, to the east of Bacton Road and facing northeast.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3498 3226
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Common 1940 type 22 pill box to east of Bacton Road facing northeast.
Survey No. H1-25.
Information from [1].
See record form (S1) in file.
D.Walker (NLA), August 1996.

November 2004. Norfolk NMP.
An extant World War Two hexagonal pillbox is visible on aerial photographs (S2-3). The grid reference for this pillbox has been adjusted from TG 3499 3228 to TG 3499 3226.
(S2-3)
J. Albone (NMP), 26 November 2004

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/22) (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. Pillboxes and primroses.. 8 May.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 3107 09-JUL-1946 (Norfolk SMR TG 3432A).
<S3>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A.. 1983. NHER TG 3432J (NLA 137/ATR7) 29-JUL-1983.

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