Monument record KSS 067 - World War II strongpoint visible by the outflow of Hundred River.

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World War II strongpoint visible by the outflow of Hundred River from 1940.


Grid reference Centred TM 53650 84602 (179m by 164m)
Map sheet TM58SW


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

A World War II strongpoint visible north of the site of the Modern pumping station at the outflow of the Hundred River (TM 53658460). The site is visible in 1940 as a single pillbox but by 1941 there are two possible pillboxes and at least one emplacement with an extensive associated trench system, within a barbed wire enclosure (with western access) (S1-3). The site overlooks the beach to the east but is now at risk of erosion by the sea.
Initially numbered as KSS 034 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/14 Frame 52.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2BC/BR173 Cam. VK Frames 5-7.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 Frames 7-9.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 3:19PM

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