Monument record LWT 060 - Lengths of World War II beach defence scaffolding.

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Length of beach defence scaffolding running to the east of Lowesftoft Denes & Gunton Denes


Grid reference Centred TM 55083 95707 (423m by 1160m)
Map sheet TM59NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A length of World War II beach defence scaffolding running for over 1km to the east of Lowestoft Denes and Gunton Denes, can be seen on aerial photographs from 1940 (S1), 1941 (S2,S3) and 1945 (S4). This would have formed part of the coastal defences in this area during World War II. The scaffolding may extend further north, another 350m or so.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/16 FrmsA12-A13 19-Jul-1940.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H13 1416 Frms77-79 20-Aug-1941.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA10-A13 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S4> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761Pt1 Frms6014;6017;6061-6062`.

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:22AM

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