Monument record DUN 053 - World War II stretch trench close to the beach.

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A stretch of trench of WWII date close to the beach in Dunwich


Grid reference Centred TM 47911 70585 (10m by 40m)
Map sheet TM47SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A section of trench, c 35m long, can be seen as an earthwork on aerial photographs from 1941 (S1), close to the beach in Dunwich. The trench can also be seen on photographs from 1945 (S2). This feature would have formed part of the World War II defences in this area, or may have been used for practice purposes during this period.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 FrmsA40-A41 18-Nov-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK476 Frms3704-3075 6-Jun-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:56PM

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