Monument record LWT 061 - World War II minefield.

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Minefield c650m long, situated on Gunton Denes


Grid reference Centred TM 54822 95954 (183m by 643m)
Map sheet TM59NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A minefield c650m can be seen on Gunton Denes on 1941 aerial photographs (S1,S2). It does not appear on photographs which date to 1940. It is still visible as a feature in photographs of 1944 (S3) and 1945 (S4). This feature would have been a component of the coastal defences of this area in World War II.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H13 1416 Frms77-79 20-Aug-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA10-A11 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/LA27 Frm4083 5-Aug-1944.
  • <S4> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Frms6014-6017 2-Sep-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:23AM

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