Keys to the Past

Dunstanstead pillbox (Craster)

A World War II pillbox lies surrounded by sand dunes at Dunstanstead. It is made of concrete and is octagonal in plan. It survives in good condition.

Reference number:N5863
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD
PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD
FIELD OBSERVATION, A Rapid Survey of Second World War remains within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 2010; Archaeological Research Services

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Craster

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