TG2502 : WWII pillbox

taken 8 years ago, near to Upper Stoke, Norfolk, Great Britain

WWII pillbox
WWII pillbox
Type 22 pillbox (Air Ministry pattern) with a 20mm chimney mount for an LAA gun mounted on its top. The pillbox is built into the perimeter fence surrounding the receiver site of the Stoke Holy Cross Chain Home radar station > LinkExternal link - presumably for the station's ground defence > LinkExternal link. It is documented in the Defence of Britain database under DOB reference number S0002097. See > LinkExternal link for a wider view of its location.
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TG2502, 142 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 October, 2009
Category
Pillboxes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 252 025 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.4609N 1:19.3928E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 253 025
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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