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Council for British Archaeology, 2002 (updated 2006)

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Type 28A twin embrasure 2 pdr pillbox, which was never completed and of which only the concrete base survives.
(Source: Article 1994/12)
Rectangular anti-tank gun emplacement with chamfered roof edge viewed from footpath to the north. Doorway in E face. Main embrasure facing S. No access - private land.
(Source: Field Visit 2003/09/03)
Standing pillbox structure, with a concrete base close by - plotted from air photograph.
(Source: Air Photograph 1943/08/04)

Type of site PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/28A)
Location Just E of the River Pang, N of Longbridge.
Area Tidmarsh, Berkshire, England
Grid reference SU 6382 7539
Period WW2
Condition Good
Materials Reinforced Concrete
Recorder Foot, William (English Heritage Defence Areas Project)
Defence grouping GHQ Line: Red (Sulham Valley sector) - Length of the GHQ Stop Line: Red running between the Rivers Thames and Kennet, along the line of the Sulham Valley west of Reading.
Photographs View of PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/28A) - S0005712
DOB site reference: S0005712
Reference 1994/12 Sulham Valley: A Heavy Concentration of Anti-Tank Pillboxes
1943/08/04 16A/AC467 (frs.5001-5005)
Event Construction, In the period 1940/08 1940/12
Field Visit, During 1994
Field Visit, On 2003/09/03