TQ5835 : Pillbox on Frant Green, Frant

taken 8 years ago, near to Frant, East Sussex, Great Britain

Pillbox on Frant Green, Frant
Pillbox on Frant Green, Frant
Pillboxes
In 1940 a network of defences was hastily built all over the British Isles to prevent an anticipated German invasion. The most common of these defences were called “pillboxes”, squat concrete forts that were sited at road junctions, canals and other strategic points.
With the passage of time it is estimated that less than 6,000 of a total of 28,000 pillboxes built still survive. They remain as permanent monuments and a silent tribute to the courage and tenacity of the British people during the dark days of 1940 when Britain stood alone against Nazi Germany.
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Frant
Frant is a small village on the A267 in East Sussex, south of Tunbridge Wells. The village dates back to Anglo-Saxon times. The village has a church, school and two pubs.
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TQ5835, 85 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 September, 2009
Category
Pillboxes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 589 352 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.6768N 0:16.1458E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 589 352
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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