Record Details

NHER Number:28937
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two air raid shelter next to The Swan Inn


This World War air raid shelter is a long brick building with a concrete slab roof. There is a slit window to the north and a door to the east. It is now used as a bottle store and a bus shelter has been attached to the west end.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3397 1764
Map Sheet:TG31NW

Full description

Air raid shelter.
World War Two. Long brick building with concrete slab roof end on to road adjacent to Swann Inn. Slit window to north, door to road to east. Bus shelter attached on west. Used as bottle store.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), May 1992.

November 2006. Norfolk NMP
A surviving World War Two air raid shelter is visible on aerial photographs (S3-S4). It is rectangular in plan with a flat concrete roof. The grid reference for this structure has been corrected from TG 3395 1765 to TG 3397 1765.
J. Albone (NMP), 23 November 2006

Monument Types

  • AIR RAID SHELTER (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1992. Battle of the 'eyesore' air raid shelter. 18 April.
<S2>Photograph: Rose, E.. 1992. FVL 16. Horning air raid shelter.
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 3066-7 09-JUL-1946 (NHER TG 3417A / TG 3418A).
<S4>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1950. RAF 541/477 3026-7 07-APR-1950 (NMR).

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