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Monument Number 1420378

Hob Uid: 1420378
Location :
Dorset
Weymouth And Portland
Portland
Grid Ref : SY6841074380
Summary : Site of a World War II pillbox identified at Portland Castle, Castletown, Portland. It was constructed in 1940-41, was built of concrete and had five or six-sides and a protected entrance. A field visit in 1998 located no traces of the structure.
More information : A five or six-sided pillbox with protected entrance. DESTROYED. [Recorder saw pillbox on a photograph in a display at All Saints Church 1998/07/14].Portland Castle - Castletown, Portland. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Migrated Defence of Britain Project database record originally compiled from various sources
Source details : The two databases developed by the Project can be searched on-line through the Archaeology Data Service at http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/specColl/dob/index.cfm
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Constructed 1940-41
Monument End Date : 1941
Monument Start Date : 1940
Monument Type : Pillbox
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : DoB Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0005863
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SY 67 SE 144
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 451663
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : THE DEFENCE OF BRITAIN PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-04-01
End Date : 2002-03-01