Pillbox at Seaton Sluice (Seaton Valley)
These are the remains of a pillbox, a small fortified gun emplacement made from sandbags. It stands on sand-dunes near the sea. Pillboxes were built during World War II (1939-45) as a defence against possible invasion from Germany.
|Historical period:||Second World War (1939 to 1945)|
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Blyth and Hartley Links 2000; Tyne and Wear Museums
FIELD SURVEY, North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment - Phase 2 2010; Archaeological Research Services
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