Keys to the Past

Pillbox (Ponteland)

This concrete pillbox stands to the east of Smailburn. This fortified gun position was built during World War II (1939-45) as a defence against possible invasion from Germany.

Reference number:N11009
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ponteland


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