MHG30298 - Pillbox, Lovat Bridge
A rectangular brick and concrete pillbox.
Type and Period (1)
- PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/26) (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- None recorded
'On the right bank you can see a shabby pillbox…' <1>
Brick and concrete rectangular WWII pillbox, poor condition. Photos in J A Guy, 20th Century Defences <2>
In the Defence of Britain database this described as a Type FW3/26 pillbox with five embrasures in the west and south walls only, with a doorway to the east. It was visited in 1989 and 1996 and noted to be badly weathered with the walls starting to deterioriate. <3>
Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group.<4>
- --- SHG23810 Image/Photograph(s): Briscoe, J M. 2008-11. Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe. Colour. Yes. Digital. via Flickr.
- <1> SHG2572 Text/Publication/Volume: Nelson, G. 1990. Highland Bridges. Paperback. 176.
- <2> SHG20874 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Guy, J. A.. 2000. Highland Region: A Survey of the 20th Century Defences. Historic Scotland. 30/01/2001. Digital (scanned as PDF). p137 in PDF, photo P31.
- <3> SHG24447 Interactive Resource/Online Database: Council for British Archaeology. 2006. Defence of Britain database. S0003034.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 51701 44974 (6m by 4m) (Centred)|
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External Links (1)
- http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/resources.html?dob (CBA Defence of Britain database)
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