TG0943 : Observation post and gun emplacement at the Muckleburgh Collection

near to Kelling, Norfolk, Great Britain

Observation post and gun emplacement at the Muckleburgh Collection
Observation post and gun emplacement at the Muckleburgh Collection
Gun emplacement, possibly for some medium to large anti tank gun, either a 2pdr or a 75mm field gun. Its large open rear implies use with a wheeled artillery piece. Brick shuttered with concrete roof. 6045mm long sides x 5.8m long width. Walls 508mm thick. Large gun emplacement, with wide entrance to take field gun. Brick walls with thick concrete roof. DOB site reference: S0001096. It is adjoined by an observation post. See also > LinkExternal link.

The path leads to Muckleburgh Hill. The museum is located on the site of the WWII Anti Aircraft Training Camp. Known as the Muckleburgh Collection because of the proximity to Muckleburgh Hill, the site is currently a military museum. Opened to the public in 1988 it is the largest privately-owned military museum in the United Kingdom.
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2011
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Tuesday, 10 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 11 May, 2011
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Coastal  Educational sites  Defence, Military 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 098 433 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.7782N 1:7.3080E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 098 433
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