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Monument Number 1546783

Hob Uid: 1546783
Location :
Medway
Cooling
Grid Ref : TQ7539373877
Summary : A possible Second World War circular Type 25 pillbox, about 4.5 metres in diameter, situated near Lodge Hill Lane and the north west corner of Lodge Hill Ordnance Depot (Monument 1077634) has been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The pillbox is located on Deangate Ridge at the western edge of Rough Shaw and the eastern edge of Berrys Coutrt Wood. This structure probably formed part of the in depth defences associated with the Hoo Stop Line (Monument 1542577, 1542687, 1546590). Several other pillboxes (Monuments 1418704, 1544162, 1418707, 1546582, 1426721, 1418703) have been recorded in the immediate vicinity. The structure described in this record could be identified on photographs taken in 1944-1950, but was not visible by 1952.
More information : TQ 7539 7387. A possible Second World War circular Type 25 pillbox, about 4.5 metres in diameter, situated near Lodge Hill Lane and the north west corner of Lodge Hill Ordnance Depot (Monument 1077634) has been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The pillbox is located on Deangate Ridge at the western edge of Rough Shaw and the eastern edge of Berrys Court Wood. This structure probably formed part of the in depth defences associated with the Hoo Stop Line (Monument 1542577, 1542687, 1546590). Several other pillboxes (Monuments 1418704, 1544162, 1418707, 1546582, 1426721, 1418703) have been recorded in the immediate vicinity. The structure described in this record could be identified on photographs taken in 1944-1950, but was not visible by 1952. (1-3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR US/7GR/LOC348 3062 27-MAY-1944
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF/CPE/UK/1923 4083 16-JAN-1947
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF/541/591 4029-30 29-JUN-1950
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 77 SE 289
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1418704
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1418707
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1542687
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1546582
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1546590
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1426721
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1418703
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1077634
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1542577
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1544162
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
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