Monument record MCC5542 - WWII Ammunition Shelter (destroyed), The Old Rectory, Colchester

Summary

Ammunition Shelter (destroyed).

Location

Grid reference TM 0113 2476 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM02SW
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Contemporary records state, “Ammunition Shelter. Grounds at rear of The Old Rectory, Hythe Hill. Map ref. 457431”.<1> The Old Rectory still survives on the N side of Hythe Hill as No.143. However, the “grounds at rear” are now completely re-developed with new housing. It is not known exactly where the ammunition shelter was located and the NGR above is a point some 30/40 yards N of the house.

See also <2> & <3>.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968. Colchester.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Nash, Fred. 2007. SURVEY OF WORLD WAR TWO DEFENCES IN THE BOROUGH OF COLCHESTER. VOLUME 1. Volume 1.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Nash, Fred. 2007. SURVEY OF WORLD WAR TWO DEFENCES IN THE BOROUGH OF COLCHESTER. VOLUME 2. Volume 2.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 18 2020 11:35AM

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