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Name:Pillbox (destroyed), NW corner of Fiddler's Wood, Fordham Bridge
SMR Number:10971
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TL 928 269
Map Sheet:TL92NW


Nothing of this pillbox remains although the ground is very disturbed.

Full description

Contemporary records state "..Pillbox. ......Fiddlers Wood, NW corner. Map ref 377455" (Mil. Ed.). <1>

Nothing of this pillbox remains although the ground is very disturbed in this corner of the wood. The close proximity of the infantry pillbox only 100 yards to the NE (SMR 10970) and Fordham Bridge only a few yards further suggests that this may have been an artillery pillbox - possibly Type FW3/28 - covering the bridge. <2>

<1> unknown, 1968, War Time Contraventions 1968, Fordham (LIST). SEX31436.

<2> Wills, H, 1985, Pillboxes, p. 17 (DESC TEXT). SEX31431.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/28)? (WWII, Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Events

  • Field visits by F Nash, (Ref: Nash COL July 1997)

Sources and further reading

<1>LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968. Fordham.
<2>DESC TEXT: Wills, H. 1985. Pillboxes. p. 17.

Related records

10970Part of: Pillbox, Fordham Bridge (Monument)