Monument record KSS 074 - World War II beach defences.

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Summary

World War II beach defences, visible from 1941 between Kessingland and Hundred River.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 53667 85070 (206m by 917m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish KESSINGLAND, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

World War II beach defences, visible from 1941 on the beach between Kessingland and the Hundred River. The defences comprise at least one line of barbed wire (extending from TM 536855 to TM 537846) linking the strongpoints on the beach and backed up by a second line in places. A number of craters around TM 536853 may indicate that the area to the east of the wire is mined. (S1-2)
Initially numbered as KSS 034 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2BC/BR173 Cam. VK Frames 6-8.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 Frames 6-8.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 3:23PM

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