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Name:Road Barrier (destroyed), North Hill, Little Baddow
SMR Number:20888
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TL 780 072
Map Sheet:TL70NE
Parish:LITTLE BADDOW, CHELMSFORD, ESSEX

Summary

Road Barrier (destroyed)

Full description

Contemporary records state, “Sockets and irons for Tank Trap. Hill Cottage. Map ref. 226259”, “A/T traps, Concrete pimples. Butchers shop opposite Hill Cottage. Map ref. 226259” and “Road Barrier. Road No. 805, Little Baddow Road. Map ref. 226259”. (Mil. Ed.) <1>

Hill Cottage stands on the NW corner of the main road junction in Little Baddow and the road barrier clearly crossed North Hill, the northern arm of the junction, at this point. Nothing of the barrier now survives.


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

Monument Types

  • ROAD BARRIER (WWII, Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Events

  • Visit by Fred Nash - Jan 2005 (Ref: Nash CHL Jan 2005)

Protected Status

  • Historic Environment Character Area: Chelmsford 5
  • Historic Environment Character Zone: Chelmsford 5.9

Sources and further reading

<1>LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968. Little Baddow.