WWII Pillbox, Druridge Bay

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Comments (2)

Brian Cosgrove on August 29, 2009

It still looks impressive among the dunes though whatever foundations it had have succumbed to years of damage from erosion.

The pillbox now lies at an odd angle; like a giant concrete hexagonal nut.

When I was a lot younger it was possible to enter the pillbox through a door at the rear though this is not possible today. The structure is full of sand.

The pillbox is only a part of the extensive concrete defences visible along this bay.

Artur Drogosz on February 18, 2010

Wonderful sky!!! Very interesting photo. Greetings from Poland Artur

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 29, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Brian Cosgrove
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ50
    • Taken on 2009/08/29 16:03:56
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 34.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100