TM3643 : WWI pillbox, Shingle Street

taken 6 years ago, near to Shingle Street, Suffolk, Great Britain

WWI pillbox, Shingle Street
WWI pillbox, Shingle Street
A single-storey, circular pillbox dating from WWI with a slightly domed concrete roof. The interior roof is lined with corrugated iron sheeting, supported by two steel joists that are covered with earth. The pillbox is split by two large cracks, each half being supported by a concrete buttress. An additional embrasure has been cut during WWII in the elevation facing the road exit from the beach, and one original embrasure has been reduced to receive a 'Turnbull' mounting.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3681 4387 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:2.5566N 1:27.1063E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3684 4387
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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