Somerset Coastal Defences Survey
Survey Data

Site D1

Date surveyed: January 2002
HER ref. no.: 35364
NGR: ST 0039 4452
Location: Dunster CP, Dunster Beach, Sea Lane End; straddles field ditch by field gate south of the lane; faces inland down Sea Lane.
Type: pillbox type 24, brick and concrete skeleton in-filled with cob.
Condition: fair but cob highly weathered, accessible.
Function: covers the rear of the group placed to defend the mouth of the river Avill and Sea Lane leading inland to Dunster.
Group: with D2 and D16.

Doorway showing brick skeleton construction. The remains of the pillbox hidden in the trees. The entrance showing the brick skeleton and remains of cob in-fill.

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