Monument record KSS 056 - Wolrd War II gun emplacement.

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A WWII gun emplacement close to the cliffs at Kessingland


Grid reference Centred TM 53567 86902 (7m by 7m)
Map sheet TM58NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A small circular earthwork, c 7m across is visible close to the cliffs at Kessingland on aerial photographs from 1941 (S1). It appears to be a gun emplacement of World War II date. Photographs from March 1944 (S2) show that the feature has been ploughed out, as it is only showing up as a cropmark at this date.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2H/BR165 FrmsA37-A38 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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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 7 2013 3:16PM

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