Monument record FEX 228 - Probable World War II pillbox or gun emplacement.

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A probable World War II pillbox or gun emplacement on Landguard Point, Felixstowe


Grid reference Centred TM 28169 31406 (10m by 11m)
Map sheet TM23SE


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A possible World War II pillbox or gun emplacement is visible as a structure and earthwork on aerial photographs taken from 1944 onwards, located at TM 28163140 to the south of Landguard Fort on Landguard Point, Felixstowe. The feature consists of a circular mound, roughly 10m in diameter, with a concrete structure visible in the centre. It is likely that the feature has a military function and is an embanked pillbox or gun emplacement. (S1) (S2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/LA/22 4008-4009 06-JUL-1944.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/115 5165-5166 30-AUG-1948.

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Record last edited

Jul 19 2013 12:24PM

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