Monument record COV 055 - World War II strongpoint, visible southeast of Covehithe in 1940.

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World War II strongpoint, visible southeast of Covehithe in 1940 and since eroded away.


Grid reference Centred TM 52625 81585 (93m by 89m)
Map sheet TM58SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A World War II strongpoint is visible from 1940 at TM 52628158, southeast of Covehithe. The strongpoint comprises a pillbox (located at the junction of two hedgelines) within a barbed wire circuit (with northerly access) (S1). The site has since been eroded away (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/14 Frame 47.
  • <S2> Photograph: Environment Agency Aerial Photography. AF/98/194 Run 047 Frame 1529.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:56PM

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