Monument record MCC5043 - WWII Pillbox (destroyed), The Strood, Peldon


Pillbox (destroyed), The Strood, Peldon


Grid reference Centred TM 0105 1538 (13m by 16m)
Map sheet TM01NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Contemporary records state, pillbox. 2 meadows opposite Strood Villa, Mersea Road. Map ref. 457338 (Mil. Ed.).<1>
This pillbox can be seen, overlooking Strood Channel from a position 50 yards W of The Strood, on an aerial photograph taken in 1946 but an aerial photograph taken in 1960 shows it to be no longer in existence by that date.<2><3>

See also <4>.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968.
  • <2> AP: RAF. 1946. 106G-UK 1367-5137. April 1946.
  • <3> AP: Hunting Surveys Limited. 1960. Run 19-104.
  • <4> 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 2:10PM

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