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Pillboxes around Mitford (Hebron; Mitford)

In World War II, four pillboxes were built around the village of Mitford. They were all built to the same design and are made of concrete with six sides. The door of each pillbox is protected by a porch and there are nine slits for guns to shoot through. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N11086
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hebron
Local History of Mitford


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