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MONUMENT NO. 1453586


A Second World War pillbox, probably an infantry section post, visible as a structure, was mapped from aerial photographs taken in 1941. Located on the beach edge in the field hedge line below (north of) Porlock Vale House, SE of Porlock Weir, the structure consists of two connected covered linear concrete trenches forming a very shallow `v' shape, constructed with a substantial flat concrete roof. Square embrasures are located along each wing facing north out to sea. At the centre rear of the structure, an open square area may have contained a light anti-aircraft gun, next to which is the entrance to the structure. In the centre front of the structure is a square roofed extension with a single square embrasure, probably for use by a heavy machine gun. The structure was still extant in 1958 but was no longer visible in 1979.

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