Defence of Britain Archive

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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)

Location 70 yards W of the Old Toll Bridge, off the A283 road, on the E side of Shoreham Airport.
Area Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, West, England
Grid reference TQ 205 059 (Scale: 1:50000 , 1995)
Period WW2
Condition Good
Materials Reinforced Concrete, Wood
Recorder Farthing, Geoff (Pillbox Study Group)
Defence grouping 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)
Reference 1996 Frontline Sussex: The Defence Lines of West Sussex 1939-1945.
1994/06 Pillbox Typology Part 5: Gunhouses.
Event Field Visit, On 1997/11/11
Construction, In the period 1940 1941

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