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Pillbox variant. A concrete pipe set on its end with embrasures cut in side (4 visible). On top of the pipe has been added a further two lengths of pipe to camouflage the structure as an industrial chimney.
(Source: Field Visit )

Type of site PILLBOX (VARIANT)
Location On side of canal, Lifford, King's Norton, Birmingham
Area Birmingham, Birmingham, England
Grid reference SP 054 803
Period WW2
Condition Good
Materials Concrete
Recorder Osborne, Mike (Defence of Britain Project)
Defence grouping City of Birmingham defences - Defences of Birmingham.
Attached Sheets Xerox sheet with photo. from Wills collection, Swindon.
Photographs View of PILLBOX (VARIANT) - S0011772
(2) - external views (1 DIGITISED)
DOB site reference: S0011772
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941