Record Details

NHER Number:27323
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two spigot mortar emplacement

Summary

A possible World War Two spigot mortar emplacement is visible on aerial photographs within an area of grassland to the rear of the dunes in between North Gap and Castle Farm, Eccles-on-Sea.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 41559 28548
Map Sheet:TG42NW
Parish:LESSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2005. Norfolk NMP.
A possible World War Two spigot mortar emplacement is visible on aerial photographs within an area of grassland to the rear of the dunes in-between North Gap and Castle Farm, Eccles-on-Sea. The emplacement is centred on TG 4155 2854 and consists of a 1m wide concrete thimble, within a 3m diameter circular pit.
(S1)
S. Massey (NMP), 21 April 2004.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (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 3098-9 09-JUL-1946 (NMR).

Related records - none

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