Keys to the Past

World War II pillbox, Ross Links (Belford with Middleton)

This D-shaped concrete pillbox was built between 1939 and 1945, as part of Britain's coastal defences during World War II. Today, the pillbox lies 50m from the beach, due to the build-up of dunes in front it.

Reference number:N5082
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.




See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Belford with Middleton
Local History of Belford with Middleton


Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.