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Monument Number 1426744

Hob Uid: 1426744
Location :
Medway
Hoo St. Werburgh
Grid Ref : TQ7743773264
Summary : A Second World War brick and concrete type 24 pillbox, located on a field boundary north of Ratcliffe Highway, Hoo St. Werburgh. This pillbox was probably associated with the Hoo Stop Line (Monument 1542577), a system of anti tank ditches, pillboxes and gun emplacements constructed in 1940 across the south western third of the Hoo Peninsula, from the Medway to the Thames. It is located about 445m west of one of the anti tank ditches (Monument 1542630) and abut 400m south of Lodge Hill Armament Depot (Monument 1077634) and has been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. The pillbox was visible as an extant feature on aerial photographs taken in 2007.
More information : Brick and concrete type 24 pillbox. On field boundary, N of Ratcliffe Highway, Hoo St. Werburgh. (1)

The Second World War pillbox describe in authority 1 has been mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Hoo Peninsula Landscape Project. Its location was more accurately identified as TQ TQ 77437 73264. This pillbox was probably associated with the Hoo Stop Line (Monument 1542577), a system of anti tank ditches, pillboxes and gun emplacements constructed in 1940 across the south western third of the Hoo Peninsula, from the Medway to the Thames. It is located about 445m west of one of the anti tank ditches (Monument 1542630) and abut 400m south of Lodge Hill Armament Depot (Monument 1077634). The pillbox was visible as an extant feature on aerial photographs taken in 2007. (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 2064-5 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 : DoB Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0012586
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Kent)
External Cross Reference Number : KE16356: TQ 77 SE 144
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 77 SE 134
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1542630
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1077634
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1542577
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