Four pillboxes - Mitford / Hebron - List Entry

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    "....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 Stope Line. Stop lines represent field fortifications setup during World War II to protect against invasion. They consisted of strung-out lines of defences located in lines spread across the country designed to gradually halt an enemy advance. The four pillboxes once formed part of the Northern Command River Wansbeck Stop Line and as such represent a good example of a major line of homeland defence from World War II....."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1003239
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 2 months ago
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