Pillbox, near Mitford Castle


This Second World War pillbox is located near Mitford Castle, 718m south-west of Mitford Bridge. It was built by the Northern Command as part of the River Wansbeck Stop Line constructed between 1940 and 1941. This is one of four surviving pillboxes in the area which were constructed to the same design for the Stop Line. They are built with reinforced concrete, hexagonal in shape, with two longer sides, with a single door protected by a porch, and nine gun-slits.[1]

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A WWII Pillbox in the foreground, Mitford Castle in the background

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Four pillboxes - Mitford / Hebron - List Entry
- "....The pillboxes, 894m NNE, 320m north west, 301m south and 718m south west of Mitford Bridge are substantially preserved as standing structures and are good examples of part of a ...

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Pillbox, Adders Haugh, Mitford
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Pillbox, Adders Haugh, Mitford
- This Second World War pillbox is located on Adders Haugh, 301m south of Mitford Bridge. It was built by the Northern Command as part of the River Wansbeck Stop Line ...
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- "World War II lozenge-shaped pillbox, constructed of reinforced concrete 1940-1 as part of the Northern Command River Wansbeck Stop Line, located south of the village between the castle to the ...

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Pill Box -- near Mitford Castle

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