Record Details

NHER Number:26828
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two pillbox

Summary

A World War Two pillbox visible on RAF aerial photographs from 1946. The pillbox had been removed by 1967.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 68485 36182
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2002. Norfolk NMP.
Small hexagonal structure located within field, measuring between 6 to 7m across, visible on 1946 RAF aerial photographs (S1). It is likely that this is a World War Two pillbox. This is visible on the RAF 1946 images, but has been removed by the time of the 1967 Ordnance Survey photography (S2).
S. Massey (NMP), 18 April 2002.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • STRUCTURE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1571 4311 07-JUN-1946 (Norfolk SMR TF 6835B).
<S2>Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1967. OS/67069 103 26-APR-1967 (Norfolk SMR TF 6836W).

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