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Name:Pillbox (destroyed), South Hanningfield Rd, W of Rettendon Crossroads
SMR Number:20171
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TQ 762 980
Map Sheet:TQ79NE



Full description

An aerial photograph taken in 1950 shows a rectangular pillbox, with a blast wall, facing NE from a field S of South Hanningfield Road. An aerial photograph taken in 1960 shows it to have been demolished by that date. <1> <2>

<1> RAF, 1950, 58-577-5170 (AP). SEX62144.

<2> Hunting Surveys Limited, 1960, Run 30-007 (AP). SEX62145.

Monument Types

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

Associated Events

  • Survey of defences in East Hanningfield,Rettendon and Runwell (Ref: ?)

Protected Status

  • Historic Environment Character Zone: Chelmsford 6.3
  • Historic Environment Character Area: Chelmsford 6

Sources and further reading

<1>AP: RAF. 1950. 58-577-5170.
<2>AP: Hunting Surveys Limited. 1960. Run 30-007.