Monument record FEX 217 - World War II coastal artillery searchlight.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 28180 31388 (5m by 5m)|
|Civil Parish||FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
A World War II coastal artillery searchlight is visible as a structure on aerial photographs taken from 1944 onwards, located on the beach to the south of Landguard Fort, Felixstowe at TM 28183138. The searchlight consists of a small concrete structure 4.5m by 4m with a rounded front. This is a concentrated fighting light and narrow vertical slits are visible in the rounded front, through which the beam would have shone. (S1) (S2) (S3)
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106W/LA/1 3036-3037 18-APR-1944.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/155 5165-5166 30-AUG-1948.
- <S3> SSF50025 Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2831/36 (EXC 16932/01) 13-JUN-1996.
- <S4> SSF50071 Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2831/14 (SFU 16159/06) 19-MAR-1982.
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Record last edited
Jul 19 2013 12:20PM