Monument record BAW 062 - World War II anti-tank cubes.

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World War II anti-tank cubes, Bawdsey


Grid reference Centred TM 36286 41913 (11m by 18m)
Map sheet TM34SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A number of what appear to be World War II anti-tank cubes can be seen in an area of standing water located above the highwater mark on the beach to the south of Shingle Street. It is unclear what the function of the line of cubes would have been in this location. (S1) (S2) A few of the cubes are still visible in 1971. (S3)
Also seen in field survey of Suffolk Coast - tank blocks submerged in pool with marsh behind the beach. Shingle bank accreted in front of pool. Blocks breaking up. S4

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/10 B20 22-JUL-1940.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S423 4 20-AUG-1941.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP. 71156 079 02-MAY-1971.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 2003. Assessment Report, Rapid Field Survey of the Suffolk Coast and Intertidal Zone. Everett 2003.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2013 2:59PM

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