Monument record GSE 050 - World War II gun emplacement and slit trenches.

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Gun emplacement and slit trenches of World War II date close to Pakefield Cliffs


Grid reference Centred TM 53694 89139 (52m by 86m)
Map sheet TM58NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Two small slit trenches on the cliff-edge of Pakefield Cliffs can be seen on aerial photographs from 1941 (S1). About 50m west, is a small circular earthwork, c 5.5m across, which appears to be some kind of gun emplacement. These features are most likely to be of World War II date, and can also be seen on later photographs, from 1945 (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA31-A32 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK927 Pt1 Frm6018 16-Oct-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 30 2013 8:07AM

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