Keys to the Past

Newtown Pillbox (Whitton and Tosson)

This concrete pillbox was built in 1940. The slit from which the machine gun would have been fired has been narrowed by concrete blocks. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N2881
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson

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