Monument record KSS 032 - World War II scaffolding beach defences.

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Summary

World War II scaffolding beach defences visible in 1941 along the coast of Kessingland Parish, see backlog for further details.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 53679 85342 (231m by 1436m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish KESSINGLAND, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

World War II beach defences, visible from 1941 along the beach of Kessingland parish (part of a system along most of the coast). The defences comprise a continuous line of scaffolding and was intended to prevent landings along the beach (S1-3). Some of the structure has since been eroded away.
see backlog for further details.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Article in serial: Minter, F., Rolfe, J. and De Leo, A.. 2020. Archaeology in Suffolk 2019, Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History.
  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 2BC/BR173 5-9.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 2A/BR165 5-8.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF TM5385/3 (MSO31061/14) 06-JUN-1942.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2020 9:57AM

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