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HER Number:MDV52978
Name:Pillbox to southeast of Bigbury-on-Sea


Possible location of a pillbox during World War II.


Grid Reference:SX 655 442
Map Sheet:SX64SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBigbury
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBIGBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX64SE/94

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLBOX (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Wills, H., 1985, Pillboxes. A Study of UK Defences 1940 (Monograph). SDV336210.

Wills lists polygonal concrete southeast-facing pillbox at above NGR.

Jury, R., 1996, Sharpland Point Pillbox (Worksheet). SDV356968.

Site not located. Possibly succumbed to coastal erosion.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336210Monograph: Wills, H.. 1985. Pillboxes. A Study of UK Defences 1940. Pillboxes. Hardback Volume.
SDV356968Worksheet: Jury, R.. 1996. Sharpland Point Pillbox. Defence of Britain Project. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 3 2019 12:28PM