Monument record MCC4752 - WWII Pillbox, sea wall, Langenhoe


WWII pillbox.


Grid reference TM 0592 1633 (point)
Map sheet TM01NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Oct 1996:A double-ended pillbox bisects the sea wall at this point. The earth and grass-covered wall has been built up since World War Two; just 6ft of the pillbox projects from the seaward side and 3ft from the landward. The top of the bank is now some 4ft above the pillbox and there is a post-war earth-retaining wall across the centre.

One photo of site.<1>

Aug 2008: The condition of the pillbox appears not to have changed during the past 12 years.

One photo of site.<2>

See also <3>.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Nash, Fred. 1996. Pillbox, sea wall, Langenhoe. 1 frame, Oct 1996.
  • <2> Photograph: Nash, Fred. 2008. Pillbox, sea wall, Langenhoe. 1 frame, Aug 2008.
  • <3> Photograph: Colchester Historic Buildings Forum. 2011. Digital photograph of 10-14 Vineyard Street, Colchester. Digital. Volume 1.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2020 2:15PM

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