SJ7369 : WWII Cheshire, RAF Cranage, near Middlewich - pillbox (8)

taken 2 months ago, near to Byley, Cheshire, Great Britain

WWII Cheshire, RAF Cranage, near Middlewich - pillbox (8)
WWII Cheshire, RAF Cranage, near Middlewich - pillbox (8)
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Pillbox (Type FW3/24): DoB ID: S0000217

A third surviving pillbox, a type 24, lies in a field to the west of a section of the airfield's original perimeter track. It has very large stepped embrasures containing frames for Turnbull machine gun mounting pivots.

SJ7369 : WWII Cheshire, RAF Cranage, near Middlewich - pillbox (9)
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Air transport  Construction, Development  Defence, Military  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7303 6929 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.1983N 2:24.3227W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7306 6928
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Type 24 Pillbox 

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