Monument record MLI13375 - Pillbox, Freiston Shore

Summary

Second World War, two-storey, anti-aircraft pillbox at Freiston Shore. Formed part of the Boston Examination Battery.

Type and Period (1)

  • (Second World War to 21st Century - 1940 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A type 22, hexagonal, concrete pillbox at Freiston Shore. Formed part of the defences of the Boston Examination Battery (see MLI13376). The standard pillbox design was modified to add a second storey platform for an anti-aircraft gun emplacement. {1}{2}{3}

Sources/Archives (3)

  •  Unpublished Document: Dr Mike Osborne. 1999. Defence of Britain Notes. -.
  •  Unpublished Document: Dr Mike Osborne. 1999. Defence of Britain Gazetteer. p.3.
  •  Digital Archive: Council for British Archaeology. 2006. Defence of Britain Archive. 5172.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred TF 39708 42374 (4m by 4m) (Surveyed)
Civil Parish FREISTON, BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Record last edited

Jun 13 2021 1:33PM

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