Monument record GSE 044 - World War II practice trenches and barbed wire obstruction.

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Practice trenches and barbed wire obstruction of World War II date on Pakefield Cliffs by the Lowestoft Rifle Range


Grid reference Centred TM 53638 89313 (215m by 240m)
Map sheet TM58NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Some stretches of practice trench of World War II date can be seen close to Lowestoft Rifle Range on Pakefield Cliffs (S1). There are also a number of sretches of barbed wire which appear to be protecting parts the site. The site is not totally enclosed by barbed wire. On the beach below the cliffs, a square pillbox c 4m across can also be seen (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmA31 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Frm6140 2-Sep-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 30 2013 8:04AM

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