Monument record LWT 059 - World War II pillbox.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 54983 95432 (7m by 6m)|
|Civil Parish||LOWESTOFT, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
A pillbox of World War II date is visible on Gunton Denes on 1941 aerial photographs (S1,S2). it measures c 4.5m across and has a small annexe (similar to a Type 28 pillbox), possibly to protect the entrance. In aerial photographs of 1945 (S3,S4), it can be seen that the pillbox has been damaged, as there is a chunk missing from it.
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H13 1416 Frm77 20-Aug-1941.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA12-A13 24-Dec-1941.
- <S3> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Pt1 Frm6061 2-Sep-1945.
- <S4> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK944 Pt1 Frm6029 19-Oct-1945.
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Record last edited
Aug 19 2013 9:22AM