Monument record LWT 059 - World War II pillbox.

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Pillbox of World War II date on Gunton Denes


Grid reference Centred TM 54983 95432 (7m by 6m)
Map sheet TM59NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

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.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H13 1416 Frm77 20-Aug-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA12-A13 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Pt1 Frm6061 2-Sep-1945.
  • <S4> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK944 Pt1 Frm6029 19-Oct-1945.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:22AM

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