Monument record MCC5043 - WWII Pillbox (destroyed), The Strood, Peldon
|Grid reference||Centred TM 0105 1538 (13m by 16m)|
|Civil Parish||PELDON, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
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>.
- <1> SEX31436 LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968.
- <2> SEX61494 AP: RAF. 1946. 106G-UK 1367-5137. April 1946.
- <3> SEX61495 AP: Hunting Surveys Limited. 1960. Run 19-104.
- <4> SCC73474 Photograph: Colchester Historic Buildings Forum. 2011. Digital photograph of 10-14 Vineyard Street, Colchester. Digital. Volume 1.
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Record last edited
Jun 12 2020 2:10PM