Monument record DUN 055 - World War II gun emplacement, visible as an earthwork.

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A WWII gun emplacement is visible as an earthwork in Dunwich


Grid reference Centred TM 47890 70465 (12m by 26m)
Map sheet TM47SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1941 aerial photographs (S1) show a gun emplacement as an earthwork at TM47887045, close to the cliffs at Dunwich. There is also a small raised earthwork c19m to the north of the gun emplacement. This may also be a WWII defensive feature, but it is not clear from the aerial photograph exactly what it is. These features are still visible on photographs from 1945 (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 FrmsA40-A41 18-Nov-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK476 Frms3074-3075 6-Jun-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:56PM

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