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 Pillbox in Cudmore Grove, East Mersea. It appears to be a Type 27 pillbox which had a central well that could be used as a light anti-aircraft position.

On Sites and Monuments Record as Essex SMR / EHER 10027, which says There is a central anti-aircraft well with a pedestal, originally formed by filling an upended 28 diameter sewage pipe with concrete, surmounted by a concrete post for ...
Cat1 Mersea-->East Cat2 War-->World War 2

Pillbox in Cudmore Grove, East Mersea. It appears to be a Type 27 pillbox which had a central well that could be used as a light anti-aircraft position.
On Sites and Monuments Record as Essex SMR / EHER 10027, which says "There is a central anti-aircraft well with a pedestal, originally formed by filling an upended 28" diameter sewage pipe with concrete, surmounted by a concrete post for holding the machine-gun."
Date: 6 April 2012      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Tony Millatt
Image ID TM3_1837
Category 1 Mersea-->East
Category 2 War-->World War 2


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.