Monument record BNC 028 - Line of World War II scaffolding along the beaches.

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Summary

Line of World War II scaffolding along the beaches of Benacre parish.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 53594 83770 (497m by 1593m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58SW
Civil Parish BENACRE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A line of World War II scaffolding visible from 1941, extending along the beaches of Benacre parish, from TM 53428297 to TM 53828456, and forming part of a line extending along most of the coast. The scaffolding was intended to prevent movement off the beaches in the event of an invasion but has since eroded away. (S1-2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2BC/BR173 Cam. VK Frames 3-6.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 Frames 7-12.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 14 2013 10:02AM

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