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Council for British Archaeology (2006) Defence of Britain Archive [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] https://doi.org/10.5284/1000327
Non-standard large pillbox for large calibre gun. 3 vents in roof. Open rear entrance for access of gun. Wood shuttered.
with PLAN drawn on form.
(Source: Field Visit 1997/11/11)
Field gun emplacement, built in a half-hexagonal shape with an open back. Concrete ammunition storage 'bins' are alongside.
(Source: Article 1994)
Gun emplacement (25pdr.) facing NE to cover road bridge over River Adur [bridge no longer in use for vehicles].
(Source: Book 1996)
|Type of site||FIELD GUN EMPLACEMENT|
|Location||70 yards W of the Old Toll Bridge, off the A283 road, on the E side of Shoreham Airport.
Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, West, England
TQ 205 059
|Materials||Reinforced Concrete, Wood|
|Recorder||Farthing, Geoff (Pillbox Study Group)|
Sussex coast defences - Defences of the East and West Sussex coastlines, and their immediate hinterland.
RAF Shoreham defences - Defences of Shoreham airfield.
|Photographs||(6) - 5 exterior views, 1 interior (4 photocopies)..|
|Adjacent sites||FW3/22 variant to N at TQ 205059; FW3/24 variant to SE at TQ 205068.
|DOB site reference:||S0007654
|Associated Identifier||West Sussex SMR (ref: 6554)|
1996 Frontline Sussex: The Defence Lines of West Sussex 1939-1945.
1994/06 Pillbox Typology Part 5: Gunhouses.
Field Visit, On 1997/11/11
Construction, In the period 1940 1941