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Monument Number 1384565

Hob Uid: 1384565
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Launton
Grid Ref : SP5975023960
Summary : A Second World War pillbox situated at RAF Bicester. It is of cantilevered type construction, probably built between 1940 and 1941. Along with a series of other pillboxes, it formed part of the ground defences for the airfield.
More information : The defence of Britain Database notes an extant pillbox at SP 5975 2396. This was part of the ground defences for RAF Bicester airfield. The pillbox is alleged to have been constructed in 1940-1941. It was recorded by Defence of Britain Recorder Mike Osbourne. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : World Wide Web page
Source details : Jo Clarke ed; copyright ADS 1996-2003; Defence of Britain Database; http://www.ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/specColl/dob; accessed 11-SEP-2003
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Built 1940-1941
Monument End Date : 1941
Monument Start Date : 1940
Monument Type : Pillbox, Pillbox (Cantilevered)
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Defence of Britain Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0007926
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External Cross Reference Source : DoB Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0007926
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 52 SE 65
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, THE DEFENCE OF BRITAIN PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-04-01
End Date : 2002-03-01