Defence of Britain Archive

Council for British Archaeology, 2002 (updated 2006)

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Introduction

Pillbox at Tinton Manor Farm, Warehorne on Royal Military Canal (ID: S0008258)

The Defence of Britain Project databases were created from field and documentary work carried out between April 1995 and December 2001. The purpose of the Project was to record the 20th century militarised landscape of the United Kingdom, and to inform the responsible heritage agencies at both local and national level with a view to the future preservation of surviving structures.

Following completion of the Defence of Britain Project in 2002, and using the records it generated, the Council for British Archaeology undertook a study of 'defence areas' in England (with funding from English Heritage). This project resulted in extensive revisions and additions to the original Defence of Britain database and it is this revised dataset that is searchable via these pages.

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These databases are now fixed and will not be updated further, although the Defence of Britain project data has been distributed to the National Monuments Records and local Sites & Monuments Records throughout the UK and will be updated through their systems in the future.

The Defence of Britain Project was administered by the Council for British Archaeology and funded by the Department of National Heritage (now DCMS) and the Heritage Lottery Fund.