Monument record STN 093 - Second World War pillbox, Taflins chalkpit

Please read our .


A Second World War Type 24 pillbox, of standard construction, survives on the edge of a chalkpit. It possesses brick exterior shuttering and a brick anti-ricochet wall, although the bricks are falling away. Its entrance faces east.


Grid reference Centred TL 8005 8633 (4m by 5m)
Map sheet TL88NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Above the SE corner of Taflins chalkpit, immediately on the edge of the quarry face. Reached by path E from Green Road. Type 24 pillbox, of standard construction. Brick exterior shuttering and brick anti-ricochet wall. Bricks are falling away. Entrance faces E (S1).

March 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The Second World War Type 24 pillbox described above has been added to the NMP mapping from the modern Ordnance Survey MasterMap mapping (S2).
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 31st March 2017.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Digital archive: Defence of Britain Project archive. UORN: S0006385.
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Map. Ordnance Survey MasterMap.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 4 2019 1:22PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.