Somerset Coastal Defences Survey
Survey Data

Site D4

Date surveyed: January 2002
HER ref. no.: 35366
NGR: ST 0070 4386
Location: Carhampton CP; built into landward side of the railway embankment; faces seawards.
Type: pillbox type 24, cast concrete, disguised with a false brick chimney as a railway platelayers hut.
Condition: good with iron shutters intact, accessible.
Function: part of a second line of defence behind the beach line in the centre of Blue Anchor Bay.
Group: with D3 and D5.

Metal shutter on a fire slit. The seaward side of the pillbox. View showing the pillbox's fake chimney - part of its camouflage as a plate-layer's hut. View to the sea. Doorway. Interior of fire slit. Dimensioned plan of pillbox

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