Monument record BAW 112 - World War II Pillbox.

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World War II Pillbox, RAF Bawdsey


Grid reference Centred TM 33435 37997 (5m by 5m)
Map sheet TM33NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A Type 24 pillbox (hexagonal in plan with one longer wall) can be seen on recent photographs taken at RAF Bawdsey in 1998. The pillbox is not visible on photographs from the 1940s but it is presumably of World War II date. It may have been camouflaged or obscured by the nearby trees (S1) (S2).
RAF Bawdsey. Type 24 pillbox. Internal blast wall demolished. Used now as a wood store. [SGP/SK/36] (S3).
This site originally recorded as BAW 112 and duplicated as BAW 172 (now deleted).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM3337/7 (NMR18128/02) 13-AUG-1998.
  • <S2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM3338/2 (NMR18123/20) 13-AUG-1998.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Defence of Britain Project archive. UORN: S0006060.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 20 2014 3:52PM

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