NH5893 : Bonar Bridge WWII defences (4)

taken 27 days ago, near to Culrain, Highland, Great Britain

Bonar Bridge WWII defences (4)
Bonar Bridge WWII defences (4)
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Pillbox (Type FW3/28): EDoB ID: e07740
The view from inside show clearly the original size of the embrasure for the AT gun, and its subsequent conversion to a machine gun position by the addition of brickwork. The finishing touch was the Turnbull MG frame attached to the outside over the aperture thus created. Note too the recess below that was originally designed for a 2 pounder QF (Quick Firing) gun, and the two smaller recesses on either side at floor level for the trail legs.

NH5992 : WWII defences of Bonar Bridge (5)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 October, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 5808 9363 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:54.5645N 4:23.8106W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 5808 9363
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Type 28 Pillbox 

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