Monument record KSS 039 - WWII beach defence scaffolding.

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WWII beach defence scaffolding visible along the beach of Kessingland parish


Grid reference Centred TM 53706 87102 (122m by 2204m)
Map sheet TM58NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A stretch of beach defence scaffolding over 2km long is visible along the beach in Kessingland parish from 1941 (S1). This was part of a wider system of coastal defence during World War II, aimed at eliminating the chance of a seaborne invasion. In this area, there was defence scaffolding along much of the coastline.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA35-A39 24-Dec-1941.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 3:08PM

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