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HER Number:MDV56274
Name:Pillbox, Rundle Road, Newton Abbot


Observation post or pillbox situated at the top of the steps from Rundle Road down to Marsh Road.


Grid Reference:SX 862 718
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/421

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Luxton, H. + Luxton, N., 1996, Rundle Road Pillbox (Worksheet). SDV349585.

Site visit 7th August 1996. Square lookout post or pillbox at intersection of steps from Marsh Road with Rundle Road. Views down the Teign. Built of concrete block-work with rifle loops. An existing wall had loops put in it and the main structure was appended to one side. Evidence of possible metal reinforcing.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349585Worksheet: Luxton, H. + Luxton, N.. 1996. Rundle Road Pillbox. Defence of Britain Project. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV55623Related to: Site of Anti-Tank Obstacles, Newton Road, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2014 11:02AM