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Pillbox [no further description given], site located on map at Cambridge University Library. [Site recorded by A.G. Kerr].
(Source: Map 1997/01/15)
Type 22 pillbox. There is a high entrance with a porch blast wall. The structure faces S. Four of the embrasures have been blocked with concrete (one has a metal pipe sticking out of it) and two are blocked with bricks, as has the entrance.
(Source: Field Visit 1999/11/11)

Type of site PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/22)
Location North side of Stanstead Road, Monkwick, Colchester
Area Colchester, Essex, England
Grid reference TM 00301 22388 (Scale: 1:2500 , 1958)
Period WW2
Condition Good
Materials Concrete
Recorder Burden, Susannah
Defence grouping Eastern Command: Corps and Command Stop Lines - One of three Eastern Command Corps stop lines, this one running from the River Colne in Essex via Wakes Colne and Bures, along the River Stour to Sudbury and Long Melford, and thence to Bury St. Edmunds and the River Lark at Mildenhall. Its final stretch (known now as the Command Line) was via Littleport along the line of the River Great Ouse to King's Lynn.
Colchester nodal point - Defences of Colchester category 'A' nodal point in No.4 region. Cassini ref. M4443. [Source: List of Nodal Points in Eastern Command, 1940 - PRO WO 199/544].
Photographs (2) - external views
DOB site reference: S0000408
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, On 1999/11/11


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