Keys to the Past

Warren House/Ash Gill, Horden (Horden)

A concrete pillbox stands at the junction of Warren House Gill and Ash Gill. It is circular and built into the ground. Pillboxes were built during World War Two (1939-45) as a defence against possible invasion from Germany.

Reference number:D3848
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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Source of Reference
Local History of Horden

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