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Name:Pillbox (destroyed), Hythe Marshes, Colchester
SMR Number:10880
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TM 028 229
Map Sheet:TM02SW


A double-ended pillbox on the W bank of the R. Colne.

Full description

An aerial photograph taken in 1946 shows the distinct shape of a double-ended pillbox on the W bank of the R. Colne at Hythe Marshes. It sits across the bank of the earthen seawall with the entrance on the northern long face. <1>

No sign of it now remains.

<1> RAF, 1946, 106G-UK 1492-3362 (AP). SEX61734.

Monument Types

  • PILLBOX (WWII, Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Sources and further reading

<1>AP: RAF. 1946. 106G-UK 1492-3362.