Record Details

NHER Number:26858
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War Two beach defences

Summary

Possible section of World War Two scaffolding exposed on beach, visible on RAF aerial photographs from 1953.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 66334 37591
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2002. Norfolk NMP.
Area of possible World War Two scaffolding exposed along beach at Heacham during the 1953 floods visible on RAF aerial photographs from 1953 (S1). It is not visible on other aerial photographs, so it may just be the base of a structure that is normally covered by sand.
S. Massey (NMP), 22 April 2002.

Monument Types

  • BEACH DEFENCE (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
  • BEACH DEFENCE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1953. RAF 540/1007 0123-4 03-FEB-1953 (Norfolk SMR TF 6637D-E).

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