SO5305 : Pillbox at Bigsweir Bridge

taken 9 years ago, near to The Fence, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Pillbox at Bigsweir Bridge
Pillbox at Bigsweir Bridge
Viewed from the western bank of the river Wye this dilapidated WW2 pillbox adjoins the older tollhouse. The pillbox is of non-standard oblong design with a brick outer skin on a concrete shell. Like the many others constructed in 1940 it was completed in great haste. The thick roof concrete is laid on the top of a sheet of corrugated iron. The bricks used prominently display the manufacturers 'LITTLE MILL BRICK Co, PONTYPOOL'.
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SO5305, 91 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 March, 2008
Category
Pillboxes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 538 051 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.5723N 2:40.1797W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 538 051
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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