Monument record ADB 032 - World War II aircraft obstruction ditches on Hazlewood Marshes.

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Summary

World War II aircraft obstruction ditches on Hazlewood Marshes.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4390 5742 (974m by 277m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45NW
Civil Parish ALDEBURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish FRISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Four World War II aircraft obstructions, visible as earthworks at TM 44285743, TM 43925747, TM 43555729 and TM 43545742 (on Hazlewood Marshes), consist of ditches with numerous heaps of spoil lining each side (S1). The features were still largely extant in 1972 (S2).

Barber's Point, Hazlewood Marshes, Aldeburgh. Single trench and mound obstacle aligned N-S approx. 100 metres long. [Plotted from aerial photographs] (S3).

Barber's Point, Hazlewood Marshes, Aldeburgh. Single trench and mound obstacle aligned N-S approx. 100 metres long. [Plotted from aerial photographs] (S4).

Collier's Hole, Hazlewood Marshes, Aldeburgh. Single trench and mound obstacle aligned N-S, approx. 200 metres long. [Plotted from aerial photographs] (S5).

Hazlewood Marshes, Aldeburgh. Single trench and mound obstacle aligned E - W, approx. 200 metres long. [Plotted from aerial photographs] (S6).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Photograph: USAAF. USAAF Air Photograph. US/7PH/GP/LOC132 Frames 5049-5050.
  • <S2> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 Frames 25-27, 36-38.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Defence of Britain Project archive. UORN: S0006220.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Defence of Britain Project archive. UORN: S0006221.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Defence of Britain Project archive. UORN: S0006215.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Defence of Britain Project archive. UORN: S0006216.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2013 9:52AM

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