Monument record KSS 076 - World War II strongpoint.

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World War II strongpoint, visible in 1940 south of Kessingland.


Grid reference Centred TM 53637 85007 (73m by 77m)
Map sheet TM58NW


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

A World War II strongpoint is visible in 1940 just south of Kessingland, at TM 53638500. The site comprises an apparent pillbox within a barbed wire circuit, with a slit trench in the northwest corner (S1). By 1941, the pillbox has gone but it is not clear if the site is still defended or not (although the barbed wire is still in place) (S2-3)
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 Frames 52-53.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2BC/BR173 Cam. VK Frames 6-7.
  • <S3> 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 3:24PM

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