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HER Number:MDV21115
Name:Pillbox, Georgeham

Summary

One of two pill boxes that stand beside the footpath at the property known as cock rock built into the cliff and looking north across the bay.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 434 388
Map Sheet:SS43NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NW/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLBOX (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV84920.

Vis=estimated 1988 (hellis) pillbox of type 28. One of two pillboxes on this beach (hellis).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV89585.

Des=wills, g. L. /oral report to smr/(7/9/1983).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV89586.

Des=hellis, j. /ms list of defensive sites(1990)/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV89587.

Des=horner, w. /(13/9/1996)/as above.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV2244.

Vis=11/9/1996 (horner) this is a "mock" pillbox. Probably part of us assault training centre braunton-woolacombe of 1943-44. It is square, built against the beach cliff, and constructed of concrete blocks. There is an iron beam above the single loophole. The loophole is blind with original concrete blockwork (horner).


Wills, H., 1985, Wills, H. 1985 Pillboxes (Monograph). SDV336210.

Vis=-/9/1983 (wills) one of two pill boxes that stand beside the footpath at the property known as cock rock built into the cliff and looking north across the bay. Located approx at ss43473883 and ss43423878 (wills).


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1571 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

One of 2 pill boxes beside footpath at property known as cock rock built into cliff, looking north across bay. Located approx ss43473883 & ss43423878. Mock pillbox, probably part of 1943-4 training centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV2244Migrated Record:
SDV336210Monograph: Wills, H.. 1985. Wills, H. 1985 Pillboxes. Pillboxes. Unknown.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 1571.
SDV84920Migrated Record:
SDV89585Migrated Record:
SDV89586Migrated Record:
SDV89587Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV57324Related to: Croyde Bay Area E of US Assault Training Centre (Monument)
MDV39368Related to: Pillbox on the south side of Croyde Bay (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2016 9:58AM