Monument record COV 064 - World War II anti tank cubes visible in 1940 extending along the beach northeast of Covehithe.

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Summary

World War II anti tank cubes visible in 1940 extending along the beach northeast of Covehithe. Since eroded away.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 53186 82464 (126m by 417m) (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 extending along the beach northeast of Covehithe, from TM 53128225 to TM 53248267 (part of a line extending up to Kessingland and designed to prevent movement off of the beaches inland in the event of an invasion) (S1-2). The line has since been eroded away.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/14 Frames 48-49.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2BC/BR173 Cam. VK Frames 1-2.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:56PM

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