Thesaurus Term/Concept: PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/24)

Identifier 140521
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A hexagonal pillbox with an interanl anti-ricochet wall. The rear wall was lengthened to take two rifle loopholes in addition to the five light machine gun. Both 15in and 42in thick walls are common. Designed by DFW branch 3.

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Context Record
Monument Type MSO10243 Second World War pillbox site, Dunster Park (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12291 Second World War pillbox, West Porlock (Building)
Monument Type MSO7932 World War Two pillbox at Porlock Beach (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8054 World War Two pillbox on Bossington Beach (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8055 World War Two pillbox on Bossington Beach (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8053 World War Two pillbox overlooking Bossington Beach (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7931 World War Two pillbox overlooking Porlock Beach (Building)
Monument Type MMO1437 World War Two type 24 and non-standard pillbox at Blue Anchor [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1434 World War Two type 24 pillbox at Blue Anchor [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1430 World War Two type 24 pillbox at Blue Anchor Bay [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1433 World War Two type 24 pillbox at Blue Anchor Bay [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1436 World War Two type 24 pillbox at Blue Anchor Bay [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1462 World War Two type 24 pillbox at Minehead Railway Station [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1372 World War Two type 24 pillbox at Porlock Beach (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1373 World War Two type 24 pillbox east of Porlockford Plantation (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1439 World War Two type 24 pillbox north of Townsend Farm [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1374 World War Two type 24 pillbox northeast of Gapperies (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1375 World War Two type 24 pillbox northeast of Mariners Lodge (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1369 World War Two type 24 pillbox on Porlock Beach (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1463 World War Two type 24 pillbox on Quay Street [outside Park boundary] (Monument)