Monument record FEX 263 - Two small v- shaped World War II trench shelters.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 29370 35874 (32m by 41m)|
|Civil Parish||FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
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Small v-shaped second world war trench domestic air-raid shelters are visible in the back gardens of number 5 and number 13 Gulpher Road, Felixstowe. The are approximately 13 metres in length and 2 metres wide. The v-shaped design was intended to diffuse the effect of a bomb blast. (S1-S3)
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/LA/15 4024-5 28-MAY-1944.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/LA/23 3024-5 06-JUL-1944.
- <S3> SXS50126 Monograph: Dobinson, C.. 1996. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England. Volume 8. Civil defence in WWII : protecting England's civil population 1935-45.
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Record last edited
Jul 19 2013 1:01PM