Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Some Lincolnshire Coastal Defences

  1. #1
    Join Date
    December 2010
    Location
    Doncaster
    Posts
    844
    Thanked
    1525

    Default Some Lincolnshire Coastal Defences


    First up at Horseshoe Point an Observation post cuppola the rest of the post is either under the sea bank or demolished probably buried as I found a blocked entrance behind it DOB is COASTAL OBSERVATION POST: S0002071


    S0002071 (2) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002071 (5) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002071 (3) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002071 (4) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002071 (6) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002071 (7) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002071 by codseeker, on Flickr

    Behind this facing inland "PILLBOX: S0002069 Pillbox, or infantry post with three embrasures facing W and one each facing N and S. Each door has a half height blast wall. Built using brick shuttering. There is a hook in the roof above each embrasure".
    The hooks aren't actually in line with the embrasures and there were 4


    S0002069 (20) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (1) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (2) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (3) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (4) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (5) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (6) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (13) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (18) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (17) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (19) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (14) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (8) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (9) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (12) by codseeker, on Flickr


    S0002069 (10) by codseeker, on Flickr



    Some dodgy stuff lying around in the dunes around here :)


    Barbed Wire (7) by codseeker, on Flickr


    Barbed Wire (6) by codseeker, on Flickr


    Barbed Wire (5) by codseeker, on Flickr

    A couple more to follow later

  2. Thanks given by: cptpies, Foxylady, jonney, Lolpeacock, Munchh, oldscrote, Winch It In
  3.  
     
  4. #2
    Join Date
    March 2009
    Location
    Where ever the job takes me
    Age
    43
    Posts
    247
    Thanked
    346

    Default


    Quality Rich, been waiting for some pillbox porn this morning, Well done mate.

  5. #3
    Join Date
    December 2010
    Location
    Doncaster
    Posts
    844
    Thanked
    1525

    Default


    Quote Originally Posted by Winch It In View Post
    Quality Rich, been waiting for some pillbox porn this morning, Well done mate.
    Glad to oblige :)

  6. #4
    Join Date
    January 2009
    Location
    Durham
    Age
    47
    Posts
    1,620
    Thanked
    877

    Default


    Quote Originally Posted by Winch It In View Post
    Quality Rich, been waiting for some pillbox porn this morning, Well done mate.
    Just uploading some more pillbox porn for you lol

  7. #5
    Join Date
    January 2009
    Location
    Durham
    Age
    47
    Posts
    1,620
    Thanked
    877

    Default


    Rich mate if you have a look at my report on South Gare (https://www.derelictplaces.co.uk/main/showthread.php?p=190262) there is a concrete example of your infantry post. It would have had a LAA emplacement at either side


About us
DerelictPlaces is a forum for people with an interest in the history and documentation of disused, derelict and abandoned buildings to come together and share their experiences, photography and historical findings. Our military, industrial and historical heritage is fast disappearing under the pressure of regeneration, the need for new housing, and often through simple neglect; Our aim is to document these places before they disappear entirely.
Follow us