Monument record LWT 085 - Possible World War II gun emplacement on the beach.

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A possible World War II gun emplacement on the beach by Gunton Warren


Grid reference Centred TM 54759 96391 (6m by 6m)
Map sheet TM59NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A circular structure, c 7m across, is visible on the beach near Gunton Warren on 1944 aerial photographs (S1). It is situated close to a stretch of defensive scaffolding and a line of anti-tank cubes. The exact function of the structure is unclear, but it may possibly be a gun emplacement of some description. It can be see in more detail on 1945 aerial photographs (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. HLA/686 Frms 3199-3200 2-Mar-1944.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Pt1 Frm6017 2-Sep-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 9:30AM

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