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Site B1

Date surveyed: September 2001
HER ref. no.: 35354
NGR: SS 8906 4828
Location: Selworthy CP, Bossington Beach; built into the old sea wall behind the shingle bank; faces seawards.
Type: pillbox type 24, brick lined, disguised with large beach pebbles.
Condition: good condition, accessible.
Function: with the above defends the only road access inland to the east end of Bossington Beach, a shingle bank now breached cutting Porlock Marshes from the sea.
Group: with B2 and B4, a third unlocated pillbox recorded on the HER 35356.
Photos:

View from the east. View east from a fire slit. Brick-lined fire slit. Brick-lined fire slit. Exterior from north. View west along the back of the pebble bank showing B1, B2 and B3.

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