Monument record KSS 053 - Stretch of World War II beah defence barbed wire along the beach.

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Stretch of beach defence barbed wire along the beach at north Kessingland


Grid reference Centred TM 53631 86894 (67m by 956m)
Map sheet TM58NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A number of sections of barbed wire beach defence stretch for almost 1km along the northern part of the beach at Kessingland (S1,S2). These would have formed part of the coastal defences in this area during World War II.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA37-A39 24-Dec-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. HLA/686 Frms3192-3193 2-Mar-1944.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 3:14PM

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