MEM23315 - World War Two pillbox at Bratton (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
A Second World War pillbox located west of Minehead at Bratton. The pillbox was constructed in 1940-41, built of reinforced concrete, and had two adjacent trenches as positions for heavy machine guns. A field visit in 1998 found the pillbox extant but its condition was not recorded. There were no traces of the trenches. 
- <1> SMO7538 Digital archive: 2002. Defence of Britain. DEB01. S0007393.
|Grid reference||SS 9490 4749 (point) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (2)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1421795 (Pastscape entry: 1421795)
- https://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/dob/ai_full_r.cfm?refno=7393 (Defence of Britain Archive entry: 7393)
- Defence of Britain Database UID: S0007393
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW185
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1421795
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Aug 17 2020 12:16PM
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