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One concrete block each side of the river may be remains of a block at this point - but uncertain.
(Source: Field Visit 2003/09/03)

Type of site ANTI TANK BLOCK
Location At sluices on River Kennet W of Wire Lock on Kennet and Avon Canal.
Area Hungerford, Berkshire, England
Grid reference SU 36043 68181
Period WW2
Condition Good
Materials Concrete
Recorder Foot, William (English Heritage Defence Areas Project)
Defence grouping GHQ Line: Blue - Section of GHQ Stop Line running from near Melksham to Reading.
Photographs View of ANTI TANK BLOCK - S0016757 View of ANTI TANK BLOCK - S0016757
DOB site reference: S0016757
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, On 2003/09/03