Monument record LWT 054 - World War II pillbox.

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World War II pillbox overlooking Lowestoft Denes


Grid reference Centred TM 54942 95189 (4m by 4m)
Map sheet TM59NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A square pillbox, c 5m across, is visible at TM 5494 9518 on 1941 aerial photographs (S1, S2). The structure does not show on 1940s aerial photographs, but is still visible on photographs of 1945 (S3). It overlooks Lowestoft Denes and would have formed part of the coastal defences of this area during World War II.

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 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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