2016

SZ2093 : WWII coastal defences of SW Hampshire today - Highcliffe pillbox (1)

taken 8 years ago, near to Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole, England

WWII coastal defences of SW Hampshire today - Highcliffe pillbox (1)
WWII coastal defences of SW Hampshire today - Highcliffe pillbox (1)
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Pillbox (type FW3/22): DoB ID: S0012046

The coastline between Highcliffe and Milford-on-Sea contains a number of surviving structures from WWII, a reminder of when this country was threatened with invasion in 1940 by Nazi Germany. This is a type 22 pillbox of reinforced concrete on the seafront at Highcliffe.

SZ2093 : WWII coastal defences of SW Hampshire today - Highcliffe pillbox (2)

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Geographical Context: Coastal Historic sites and artefacts Construction, Development Defence, Military other tags: Type 22 Pillbox Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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SZ2093, 195 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Searle   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 March, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 2078 9308 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:44.2179N 1:42.4137W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 2077 9307
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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