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HHER Number:6716
Type of record:Building
Name:PILLBOX, BOLTON'S PARK, POTTERS BAR

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Grid Reference:TL 254 026
Map Sheet:TL20SE
Parish:North Mymms, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE: SECTION OF THE OUTER LONDON STOP LINE, BOLTON'S PARK

Full description

Hexagonal, Type 24 <1> brick and concrete pillbox standing in the fields of Bolton's Park. Facing N, it is generally in good condition although the rear blast wall has fallen down <2>.
As described by <2>. A linear feature to the east and a slight hollow in front of it may be an infilled part of the Outer London Stop Line anti-tank ditch along which the pillboxes stood; see [11487].


<1> Wills, Henry, 1985, Pillboxes, - p30-1 (Bibliographic reference). SHT4015.


<2> Fred Nash (HCC), site visit and photographs, 12.2.1992 (Unpublished document). SHT3718.

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: Wills, Henry. 1985. Pillboxes. - p30-1.
<2>Unpublished document: Fred Nash (HCC), site visit and photographs. 12.2.1992.

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