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One of a group of 3 small pillboxes alongside an unclassified road in open countryside, half a mile from the Kennet and Avon Canal. Pillbox decayed and overgrown.
(Source: Field Visit 1999/03/26)

Type of site PILLBOX
Location On unclassified road, near village of Stanton St. Bernard.
Area Stanton St. Bernard, Wiltshire, England
Grid reference SU 100 624 (Scale: 1:25000 )
Period WW2
Condition Bad
Materials Clay Brick, Concrete
Threats Type: Plant growth (Long Term)
Detail: Pillbox is overgrown.
Recorder Cole, Chris
Defence grouping GHQ Line: Blue - Section of GHQ Stop Line running from near Melksham to Reading.
RAF Alton Barnes defences - Ground and perimeter defences
Photographs (1) - transparency showing exterior view.
Adjacent sites 2 other pillboxes at the same location.
DOB site reference: S0006470
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, On 1999/03/26