Monument record LWT 074 - World War II pillbox and associated trench.

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A pillbox and associated trench of World War II date on Gunton Warren


Grid reference Centred TM 54811 95772 (27m by 26m)
Map sheet TM59NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A square pillbox, c 4m across, is visible on Gunton Warren in aerial photographs from 1941 (S1). It appears to have an associated trench, c 30m long. The trench can be seen on earlier photographs, from July 1940 (S2). The pillbox and trench are still visible on photographs from 1945 (S3).

Spotted on Google Earth (S4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA13-A11 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR236 FrmsA13-A14 19-Jul-1940.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Frm6014 2-Sep-1945.
  • <S4> Digital archive: June 2012. List of sites recorded by Pillbox Study Group. Site ID: e11893.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:26AM

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