Monument record BNC 029 - World War II strongpoint.

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World War II strongpoint, visible in 1940 northeast of Benacre Braod and since eroded away.


Grid reference Centred TM 53668 83403 (122m by 176m)
Map sheet TM58SW


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

A World War II strongpoint is visible at TM 536834, northeast of Benacre Broad, in 1940. The strongpoint comprises an apparent large square pillbox with associated trench system within a barbed wire circuit (S1). By 1941, the pillbox has gone (although the trench system remains) and been replaced by a probable pillbox located in a new barbed wire enclosure attached to the southwest (S2-3). The site has since been eroded away.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/14 Frame 50.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2BC/BR173 Cam. VK Frames 3-5.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2A/BR165 Frames 10-11.

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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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