Monument record MCC7252 - WWII Pillbox (destroyed), E of coastal artillery site, West Mersea




Grid reference TM 0202 1240 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TM01SW


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Full Description

Shown on the same plan as that referred to in Site Record No. 10020 is "LG No.2" - a pillbox in the SE corner of the coastal artillery site at West Mersea. This pillbox is recalled locally; the position is now occupied by a childrens playground.<1> Wills lists this as a "destroyed, polygonal, brick and concrete pillbox at TM 020 123.<2> One photo of site.<3>

See also <4>.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968. West Mersea.
  • <2> LIST: Wills, H. 1993. LIST by Wills, H in collection of Fred Nash.
  • <3> Photograph: Nash, Fred. 1993. SMR. one frame.
  • <4> 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 2:01PM

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