Monument record BNC 023 - World War II strongpoint.

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World War II strongpoint, visible at Hole Barn


Grid reference Centred TM 52768 84051 (152m by 126m)
Map sheet TM58SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A World War II strongpoint is visible in 1941 at TM 52768405, at Hole Barn. The site comprised two pillboxes facing northeast (camoflaged as hay ricks) and a possible third located to the west, with sections of barbed wire around them (S1). By 1943, the strongpoint has gone out of use and the site is being reused. (S2)
Formerly given HER reference number in error (duplication) as BNC 024.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2BC/BR173 Cam. VJ Frames 4-5.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. AC/165 Frame 5059.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 24 2014 1:01PM

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