TQ4260 : Pillbox at Biggin Hill

taken 9 years ago, near to Biggin Hill Airport, Bromley, Great Britain

Pillbox at Biggin Hill
Pillbox at Biggin Hill
During the second world war Biggin Hill Aerodrome was an RAF fighter base.
On the eastern edge this pillbox was constructed around a tree with the intention of concealing it from reconnaissance planes. The tree has since died, although the trunk remains inside. The pillbox still has a machine gun mount inside it.
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TQ4260, 28 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2008
Category
Pillboxes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 422 603 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.4843N 0:2.4184E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 422 604
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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