Monument record COV 131 - World War II anti tank cube line blocking exit from the beach at Covehithe Broad, visible in 1940 and 1941.

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Summary

World War II anti tank cube line blocking exit from the beach at Covehithe Broad, visible in 1940 and 1941 but since eroded away. Formerly COV 033

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 52482 80734 (215m by 479m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58SW
Civil Parish COVEHITHE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A line of World War II anti tank cubes is visible in 1940 and 1941 extending along the beach in front of Covehithe Broad (preventing movement off the beach), from TM 52378050 to TM 52588097 (S1-2). Unfortunately, the line has since been eroded away.
Formerly COV 033

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/14 Frames 45-46.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 Frames 16-18.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 19 2007 2:46PM

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