Monument record LWT 064 - World War II slit trench.

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Slit trench of World War II date on Gunton Denes


Grid reference Centred TM 55034 95389 (9m by 12m)
Map sheet TM59NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A small v-shaped slit trench, approx 10m long can be seen on 1941 aerial photographs (S1,S2). It is still visible in 1944 (S3). The trench may have been used for practice purposes, or as a component of the coastal defences in this area.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H3 1416 Frms76-77 20-Aug-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA11-A12 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/LA38 Frms3030-3031 10-Sep-1944.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:23AM

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