Record Details

NHER Number:28807
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War two anti-aircraft gun base


This is the octagonal base of a 20mm light anti-aircraft gun used during World War Two. It was built in 1940. These bases are rare.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7396 9302
Map Sheet:TL79SW

Full description

Pillbox. Base only, polygonal, brick clad.
Defended airfield.
K. Penn (NAU), 13 February 1992.

Rare, octagonal base for 20mm light anti-aircraft gun.
NOT a pillbox. Date 1940.
See (S1).
D. Walker (NLA), July 1996.

Monument Types

  • ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Kent, P.. 1995. KHJ 35.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Recording Form: [various]. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey Recording Form. Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey.

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