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Monument Number 1384571

Hob Uid: 1384571
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Launton
Grid Ref : SP5980023900
Summary : A Second World War cantilevered type pillbox situated at RAF Bicester, one of a number of pillboxes which formed the ground defences of the airfield. The pillbox was allegedly built between 1940-41.
More information : The Defence of Britain Database catalogue notes an extant pillbox at SP 5980 2390, situated at RAF Bicester. It was part of the airfield defences and was allegedly constructed in 1940-1941. The pillbox was recorded by Defence of Britain recorder Mike Osborne. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : World Wide Web page
Source details : Jo Clarke Ed; copyright ADS 1996-2003; Defence of Britain Database; http://www.ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/specColl/dob; accessed 11-SEP-2003
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Built 1940-1941
Monument End Date : 1941
Monument Start Date : 1940
Monument Type : Pillbox, Pillbox (Cantilevered)
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Defence of Britain Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0007927
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External Cross Reference Source : DoB Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0007927
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 52 SE 66
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, THE DEFENCE OF BRITAIN PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-04-01
End Date : 2002-03-01