Keys to the Past

Spital Point (Newbiggin-by-the-Sea)

Two pillboxes stand on Newbiggin Point. One is built from sandbags and the other concrete. Pillboxes were built during World War II (1939-45) as a defence against possible invasion from Germany.

Reference number:N12056
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

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