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Monument Number 1426723

Hob Uid: 1426723
Location :
Medway
Cooling
Grid Ref : TQ7612674525
Summary : A Second World War reinforced concrete Type 24 pillbox, constructed on the north edge of Lodge Hill Wood near the north side of Lodge Hill Royal Naval Armaments Depot (Monument 1077634). The pillbox is one element within the supporting defences of a Stop Line (Monument 1542577) constructed in 1940 across the south western third of the Hoo Peninsula, from the north bank of the Medway to the south bank of the Thames at Higham Creek. This structure and the rest of the Stop Line defence system have been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project.
More information : Concrete type 24 pillbox, facing N. In good condition. N of Hoo St. Werburgh. (1)

TQ 7612 7452. A Second World War reinforced concrete Type 24 pillbox, constructed on the north edge of Lodge Hill Wood near the north side of Lodge Hill Royal Naval Armaments Depot (Monument 1077634). The pillbox is one element within the supporting defences of a Stop Line (Monument 1542577) constructed in 1940 across the south western third of the Hoo Peninsula, from the north bank of the Medway to the south bank of the Thames at Higham Creek. The pillbox and the rest of the Stop Line defence system have been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. This structure was only seen on photographs taken in February 1953, and could not be identified on photographs taken in August 1992. (2-3)

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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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF 82/732 0098 23-FEB-1953
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS 92387 026-7 07-AUG-1992
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : DoB Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0012565
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Kent)
External Cross Reference Number : KE16257: TQ 77 SE 127
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 77 SE 120
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1426722
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1542665
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1542687
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1077634
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, THE DEFENCE OF BRITAIN PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-04-01
End Date : 2002-03-01
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: HOO PENINSULA LANDSCAPE PROJECT NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2010-09-01
End Date : 2012-03-01