Thesaurus Term/Concept: PILLBOX

Identifier 68900
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note 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.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

Related Terms/Concepts (6)

Narrower Terms/Concepts (33)

Instances/Examples (5)

Context Record
Monument Type MDR72 Cairn, The Frith, Hartington Upper Quarter (Monument)
Monument Type MDR13322 Pillbox, east of Stenson Junction, Twyford and Stenson (Monument)
Monument Type MDR14127 Pillbox, River Dove, Marston on Dove (Monument)
Monument Type MDR16500 WWII pillbox, off London Road, Shardlow (Building)
Monument Type MDR14434 WWII Prisoner of War Camp (site of), London Road, Shardlow (Monument)