This concrete pillbox is six-sided and is partly below ground level. It part of a line of defences built along the line of the Coquet Valley, as a defence against possible invasion from Germany during World War II. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Second World War (1939 to 1945)|
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
Source of Reference
Local History of Shilbottle
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