Monument record MDR14127 - Pillbox, River Dove, Marston on Dove

Type and Period (1)

  • (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A World War II pillbox on the River Dove. There is one of the same design across the River Dove [in Staffordshire]. The Environment Agency is looking in to the possibility of converting the pillboxes in to bat roosts [2014]. (1) The pillboxes flank the River Dove, and are along the route of the now dismantled Derbyshire and North Staffordshire extension of the Great Northern Railway. They presumably would have protected the (now demolished) railway bridge. (2-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Brooks, T (Environment Agency). 2014. Email communication between T Brooks and E Wilson. With photo (see digital 'HER Images' folder).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <3> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. http://maps.google.com/. Website viewed 28/01/2014.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2457 2849 (13m by 16m)
Civil Parish MARSTON ON DOVE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

May 6 2015 11:38AM

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