ST4842 : Pill box on 'Stop Line Green'

taken 10 years ago, near to Godney, Somerset, Great Britain

Pill box on 'Stop Line Green'
Pill box on 'Stop Line Green'
This 'Type 22' pill box is sited on the north bank of Division Rhyne, by the bridge, and it formed part of Stop Line Green.

Stop Line Green was a 100 mile continuous semi-circular defensive line (also known as Bristol Outer Defences). It ran from Highbridge on the Bristol Channel in the south to Upper Framilode on the river Severn in the north. It was a last line of defence against an attack from the east and was built on the assumption that the Germans had already advanced this far west. It was designed to defend Bristol and so keep the port open for evacuation, resupply or reinforcements. There were many other 'stop lines' in Southern Britain, with different colour codes, all designed to be a hindrance to tanks in the event of an invasion. (Taken from 'Warwalks - Stop Line Green' by Major Green - 1999.)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Saturday, 2 February, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 485 421 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.5918N 2:44.2344W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 485 421
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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