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World War II pillbox and tank traps in former railway yard north of town

A Scheduled Monument in Portfield, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7399 / 50°44'23"N

Longitude: -1.7818 / 1°46'54"W

OS Eastings: 415491.943392

OS Northings: 93384.009503

OS Grid: SZ154933

Mapcode National: GBR 55B.DCS

Mapcode Global: FRA 7744.5NF

Entry Name: World War II pillbox and tank traps in former railway yard N of town

Scheduled Date:

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1005579

English Heritage Legacy ID: DO 832

County: Dorset

Electoral Ward/Division: Portfield

Built-Up Area: Christchurch

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Christchurch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

Details

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Source: Historic England

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