Monument record LWT 053 - World War II pillbox.

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World War II pillbox overlooking Lowestoft Denes


Grid reference Centred TM 54967 95061 (5m by 4m)
Map sheet TM59NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A square pillbox, c5m across, is visible as a structure on aerial photographs of 1941 (S1, S2) at TM 5496 9506. It does not show on aerial photographs of 1940, but is still visible on a photograph from 1945 (S3). It overlooks Lowestoft Denes, and appears to have been part of the coastal defences in this area.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H13 1416 Frms75-77 20-Aug-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmA13 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Pt1 Frm6012 2-Sep-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:20AM

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