Monument record KSS 093 - World War Two barbed wire compound containing possible bunkers and a pillbox
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 5286 8569 (376m by 432m)|
|Civil Parish||KESSINGLAND, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (4)
June 2014. Lothingland, Lowestoft and North Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Mapping Programme.
A World War Two strongpoint or barbed wire obstruction is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S2), surrounding three or possibly four areas of ditched slit trench surrounding possible earthwork bunkers. A possible 'Suffolk square' pillbox is also visible centred on TM5287 8583 (S3).
A further area of barbed wire compound is visible to the north along with three possible pillboxes (SHER KSS 084).
E. Ford (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 25th June 2014.
- <S1> SSX55025 Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/2BC/BR173 VJ 7-8 17-JUN-1941 (EHA).
- <S2> SSX55025 Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/AC165 V 5056-5057 04-JAN-1943 (EHA).
- <S3> SSX55025 Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photograph. OS/80067 V 017-018 10-MAY-1980 (EHA).
- None recorded
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (2)
- Event - Interpretation: 'Sensitivity to Access' assessment for Natural England Coastal Access project, February 2016. (ESF23524)
- Event - Interpretation: TM48NE/58NW. AONB Study Area. NMP National Mapping Programme Project for Lothingland, Greater Lowestoft and North Suffolk Coast and Heaths (Ref: English Heritage Project No. 6642) (ESX22036)
Record last edited
Sep 25 2014 8:52AM