Information for record number MWA7997:
Pillbox No 2, RAF Atherstone on Stour

Summary The site of a pillbox dating to the Second World War. It was built in order to defend the airfield to the north east of Atherstone on Stour. The pillbox was situated on the west side of the airfield, 400m north east of Atherstone on Stour.
What Is It?  
Type: Pillbox
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Atherstone on Stour
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 21 51
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Seen only from a distance appears similar to SMR 7996.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: Field Visit Notes
Author/originator: Brace, J
Date: 1997
Page Number:
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Word or Phrase
monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument FIELD * An area of land, often enclosed, used for cultivation or the grazing of livestock. back
monument PILLBOX * An often squat building with thick, loopholed walls and a flat roof, designed to accommodate a variety of weapons, usually strategically positioned to cover a vulnerable point in a defensive system. Many were built to standardized designs. back
monument AIRFIELD * An area or site used for the landing and take-off of aircraft, often including associated buildings, equipment and other installations. back

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