Keys to the Past

Hemscotthill Links (Widdrington Village)

Hemscotthill Links pill box. Photo Northumberland County Council.
Hemscotthill Links pill box. Photo Northumberland County Council.

Hemscotthill Links pill box. Photo Northumberland County Council.
Hemscotthill Links pill box. Photo Northumberland County Council.

A World War II (1939-45) pillbox at this site is disguised as a ruined small house. It was probably built as a ruin in about 1940 and is one of a series of anti-invasion defences at Druridge Bay. Many such defences were built against possible invasion alo

Reference number:N11896
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Widdrington Village


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