Monument record LWT 067 - World War II pillbox.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 54872 95594 (4m by 4m)|
|Civil Parish||LOWESTOFT, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
A square pillbox with attached covered porch is visible on 1941 aerial photos (S1). The pillbox is c 4.5m across and is located on Gunton Denes. It can be seen on aerial photos throughout the war years, for example, it is still standing and complete in September 1945 (S2). The structure also appears on photographs as late as June 1978 (S3).
Spotted on Google Earth (S4).
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S/423 H13 1416 Frms76-77 20-Aug-1941.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK761 Pt1 Frm6014 2-Sep-1945.
- <S3> SSF50066 Photograph: OS, AP. 78/104 Frm002 19-Jun-1978.
- <S4> SSF54446 Digital archive: June 2012. List of sites recorded by Pillbox Study Group. Site ID: e11892.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Aug 19 2013 9:24AM