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Pillbox, Herrington Hill

Built with reinforced concrete this pillbox was constructed in 1940-41. It was one of a pair built as part of an inland "stop-line" designed to slow down anticipated invasion during World War 2. The pillbox is now a Grade 2 listed building.[1]

Herrington Grade II Listed Historic Buildings and Monuments in Sunderland Pillboxes
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Lozenge Pill Box, Herrington Hill, Houghton-le-Spring, April 2014

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PILLBOX AT NZ 34875 52938 - List Entry
- "It is an example of a type of pillbox which is exclusively north eastern and is rare in a national context. It is situated on a defensive stop-line and has …

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List number: 1392381
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ3487552938
Borough: Sunderland


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