Keys to the Past

West Moor Pill Box (Thirston)

This was the site of a concrete pillbox built in the early 1940s as a defence against possible invasion from Germany during World War II (1939-45).

Reference number:N11364
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Thirston

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