Monument record HLY 052 - World War II barbed wire obstruction.

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World War II barbed wire obstruction near Oxley House, Hollesley


Grid reference Centred TM 37050 43794 (649m by 259m)
Map sheet TM34SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A length of World War II barbed wire obstruction is visible on photographs from 1941, running across open land in front of a strongpoint (HLY 051), from TM37234392 to TM36584366. There is break in the barbed wire where it crosses the road. (S1) (S2) The barbed wire is still visible in 1945. (S3)
It has been removed by 1948.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S423 9 20-AUG-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. BR289 (A2) B21 07-JAN-1942.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/929 4435 16-OCT-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 30 2013 12:07PM

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