MEM23315 - World War Two pillbox at Bratton (Monument)

Summary

A Second World War pillbox constructed in 1940-41, built of reinforced concrete, and with two adjacent trenches as positions for heavy machine guns. A field visit in 1998 found the pillbox extant but its condition was not recorded.

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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]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Digital archive: 2002. Defence of Britain. DEB01. S0007393.

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Location

Grid reference SS 9490 4749 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Defence of Britain Database UID: S0007393
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW185
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1421795

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:16PM

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