Monument record DUN 071 - World War II structure, possibly a pillbox, close to anti-aircraft obstacles on Dunwich Heath.

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A structure of World War II date (?pillbox) close to anti-aircraft obstacles on Dunwich Heath


Grid reference TM 47520 68218 (point)
Map sheet TM46NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A square structure c7m across can be seen on aerial photographs from 1941(S1) on Dunwich Heath close to an anti-aircraft obstruction (DUN 070) at TM47526821. The structure may well be a pillbox, but it is difficult to be certain from the available aerial photographs. The structure is still visible on 1945 aerial photographs (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 FrmsA44-A45 18-Nov-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK929 Frms4166-4167 16-Oct-1945.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 31 2012 6:15PM

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