Record Details

NHER Number:27326
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two weapons pit

Summary

A possible World War Two weapons pit has been identified on aerial photographs, to the rear of the dunes at Eccles-on-Sea, Lessingham. The feature consists of a pronounced circular pit. There are other possible military structures in close vicinity (NHER 27327-8).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 40894 29105
Map Sheet:TG42NW
Parish:LESSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A possible World War Two weapons pit has been identified on aerial photographs, to the rear of the dunes at Eccles-on-Sea, Lessingham (S1). The feature consists of a pronounced circular pit, centred on TG 4089 2910 and measuring 2.5m in diameter. There are other possible military structures in close vicinity (NHER 27327-8).
(S1)
S. Massey (NMP), 18 April 2004.

Monument Types

  • PIT (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/1634 3097-8 09-JUL-1946 (NMR).

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