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Type 24 pillbox in dune above beach.
(Source: Field Visit 1994/05)
A larger than normal brick-shuttered concrete pillbox located in the dunes, unusually facing inland (SW) rather than seaward. The door, doorway, and embrasure fitments are intact, and it is possible to gain interior access. The doorway has a protecting blast wall with steps leading down. The longest side of the structure containing the doorway measures 16ft.
(Source: Field Visit 1986)

Type of site PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/24)
Location Waxham, in the dunes on the coast.
Area Sea Palling, Norfolk, England
Grid reference TG 4419 2639
Period WW2
Condition Fair
Materials Clay Brick, Reinforced Concrete
Recorder Kent, Peter (Norfolk Defensive Structures Survey)
Defence grouping Norfolk coast defences - Coastal crust defences
DOB site reference: S0000832
Associated Identifier Norfolk SMR (ref: 16793)
Event Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, In 1994/05
Field Visit, In the period 1986 1988


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