Keys to the Past

World War II pillbox at Weldon (Longhorsley)

A hexagon-shaped concrete pillbox was built in Weldon as part of Britain's defences during the World War II. It was one of a line of pillboxes known as the `Coquet Line'. The pillbox is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11336
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Longhorsley

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