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Former Pillbox, RAF Grantham/Spittlegate



Reference Name MLI125165

Name:
Former Pillbox, RAF Grantham/Spittlegate

Summary:
Former Second World War pillbox, defending the eastern approach to RAF Grantham/Spittlegate.

Location:
LONDONTHORPE AND HARROWBY WITHOUT, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
A type 26, square-shaped, concrete pillbox was recorded in this location. It would have defended the eastern approach to RAF Grantham/Spittlegate. The structure appears to have been demolished, although possible traces of the structure can still be discerned in this area on the Google Maps aerial photographic layer. {1}{2}{3}

Sources:
1 Unpublished Document: Dr Mike Osborne. 1999. Defence of Britain Gazetteer. p.8
2 Digital Archive: Council for British Archaeology. 2006. Defence of Britain Archive. 5294
3 Internet Website: 2006->. Google Maps and Street View. www.google.co.uk/maps. Accessed 09/01/2018

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