Record Details

NHER Number:18254
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two Home Guard shelter

Summary

A surviving World War Two Home Guard shelter.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9234 9889
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:MERTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pillbox, or blast shelter?
Brick, slightly sloping roof with grass growing on top. About 2m high; loopholes.
E. Rose (NAU), 21 July 1982.

Survey No. Q2-1.
See record form (S1) in file by source [1], who adds: Common Home Guard shelter. Slightly sloping roof with grass on top.
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

  • HOME GUARD SHELTER (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • PILLBOX (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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