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Pill Box at Nz 152 993

A Grade II Listed Building in Thirston, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2873 / 55°17'14"N

Longitude: -1.7654 / 1°45'55"W

OS Eastings: 415000

OS Northings: 599268

OS Grid: NZ150992

Mapcode National: GBR J739.LG

Mapcode Global: WHC23.VCJJ

Entry Name: Pill Box at Nz 152 993

Listing Date: 31 May 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361450

Location: Thirston, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Thirston

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Felton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

THIRSTON
NZ 19 NE
4/96 Pill Box at
NZ 152 993
II
Pill Box. 1940. Concrete. Elongated hexagonal plan. Flat roof.
Single storey, partly below ground level. Elongated front has 3
rifle embrasures with a single machine gun embrasure to each
chamfered side front. Rear front has 2 rifle embrasures and a
protected door. This pill box was constructed as part of the
Coquet Line of defense against German invasion during the 2nd
World War.


Listing NGR: NZ1500099268

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