Record Details

NHER Number:38821
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two weapons pits and slit trenches, Witton Heath

Summary

A group of World War Two weapons pits and slit trenches, possibly a military training site, is visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 31771 30554
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2004. Norfolk NMP.
A group of World War Two weapons pits and slit trenches, possibly a military training site, is visible on aerial photographs (S1-2). These remains are centred on TG 31773055. Two weapons pits and two slit trenches are visible on 1946 RAF aerial photographs. Some of these features are still visible on 1968 aerial photographs (S2). It is likely that this site is related to other possible training areas to the west and south (NHER 38820, 38822) and the camp to the southwest (NHER 38819).
(S1-2)
J. Albone (NMP), 1 October 2004

Monument Types

  • MILITARY TRAINING SITE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • SLIT TRENCH (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • WEAPONS PIT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1428 3335 16-APR-1946 (NMR).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1968. OS/68084 018-9 25-APR-1968 (NMR).

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