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Pillbox, Hemscott Hill


A Second World War pillbox, disguised as a small ruined house at Druridge Bay near the Links at Hemscott Hill. Druridge Bay was identified as a potential landing place for a German invasion during the War. As well as the pillbox there are concrete anti tank barriers were built on the nearby beach. These were all part of the Druridge Bay Defence Area. The pillbox is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Cresswell Pillboxes Druridge Bay Historic Buildings and Monuments in Widdrington Village CP Hemscott Hill
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Disguised pillbox, Hemscott Hill

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Wartime pillbox disguised as a ruined cottage

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"This will fool them, Sergeant Wilson" (1)

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Pill Box

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Cunningly Disguised WW2 Pill Box, Hemscott Hill

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Hemscotthill Links - Pillbox
- "A World War II (1939-45) pillbox at this site is disguised as a ruined small house. It was probably built as a ruin in about 1940 and is one of ...

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Peter Smith
Hemscott Hill
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Hemscott Hill
- Overview Map Street View Hemscott Hill (Hemscotthill on some maps) is a farm/hamlet in Druridge Bay, Northumberland, located just over a mile north of Cresswell. Nearby are the Hemscott Hill ...
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Druridge Bay pillbox
- "...Pillbox, 1940-1941....it is situated by the side of a minor road on an elevated coastal site, facing east over Druridge Bay. It is of non-standard type and takes the ...

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Simon Cotterill

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List number: 1471214
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: N11896
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NZ2814994923

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