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Monument Number 1418680

Hob Uid: 1418680
Location :
Medway
Hoo St. Werburgh
Grid Ref : TQ7752773558
Summary : A Second World War reinforced concrete anti-tank pillbox is located in the garden of Deangate, on the east side of Deangate Road, north of Hoo St Werburgh. The pillbox survives, although part of the house garden has been laid out on top of it. 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.
More information : Anti-tank pillbox, with part of house garden laid out on top.Concrete anti-tank pillbox type 28 facing N. In garden of Deangate, E side of Deangate Road, Hoo St Werburgh. (1)

The Second World War rectangular anti tank pillbox described in authority 1 has been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The pillbox is part of 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. Other elements of the Stop Line defence system in the immediate vicinity of this pillbox include part of the anti tank ditch (Monument 1542630) and another pillbox to the south east (Monument 1418681). This pillbox was also in a position to defend the south eastern appproach to the Royal Naval Armement Depot at Lodge Hill (Monument 1077634). (2-4)


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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 US/7GR/LOC348 2065 27-MAY-1944
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Source Number : 3
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR RAF/CPE/UK/1923 4080 16-JAN-1947
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Source Number : 4
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : PGA_TQ7773_2007-04-21
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Kent)
External Cross Reference Number : KE15179: TQ 77 SE 107
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : DoB Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0002668
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 77 SE 133
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1418716
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1418681
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1542630
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