World War 2 pillbox

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    [Overlooking the St Cuthbert's Way near Wooler, this pillbox is easy to miss due to encroaching vegetation and trees. Part of an extensive network of British Anti-Invasion defences built between 1940 and 1945, this is a type 24 pillbox. Hexagonal in plan, the entrance wall is longer than the other sides and this pillbox could hold a garrison of up to eight men. (Source: British Anti-Invasion Defences 1940-1945,the official handbook of the Pillbox Study Group by Austin J. Ruddy).] Photo by Walter Baxter, 2007, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph (Geograph)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 9 months ago
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