Monument record LWT 067 - World War II pillbox.

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World War II pillbox on Gunton Denes


Grid reference Centred TM 54872 95594 (4m by 4m)
Map sheet TM59NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A square pillbox with attached covered porch is visible on 1941 aerial photos (S1). The pillbox is c 4.5m across and is located on Gunton Denes. It can be seen on aerial photos throughout the war years, for example, it is still standing and complete in September 1945 (S2). The structure also appears on photographs as late as June 1978 (S3).

Spotted on Google Earth (S4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H13 1416 Frms76-77 20-Aug-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Pt1 Frm6014 2-Sep-1945.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP. 78/104 Frm002 19-Jun-1978.
  • <S4> Digital archive: June 2012. List of sites recorded by Pillbox Study Group. Site ID: e11892.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:24AM

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