Monument record MCC5047 - WWII Pillbox (destroyed), W bank of River Colne, Fingringhoe


A pillbox on the seawall facing across to Wivenhoe.


Grid reference Centred TM 0372 2135 (18m by 18m)
Map sheet TM02SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

An aerial photo taken in 1946 shows the indistinct shape of a pillbox on the seawall facing across to Wivenhoe on the other side of the river. An aerial photograph taken in 1960 shows it to have been demolished by that date.<1><2>

See also <3>.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> AP: RAF. 1946. 106G-UK 1492-3363.
  • <2> AP: Hunting Surveys Limited. 1960. Run 16 - 074.
  • <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 2:24PM

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