Wiltshire and Swindon Historic Environment Record
Details for record number MWI31678
Title / Name
Pillbox Near Langley Burrell
A hexangonal pillbox with graffiti in the interior.
Monument Types and Dates
PILLBOX, C20 (1901 to 2000)
Source Detail: Royal Air Force, 1940-50s
Title: Royal Air Force Aerial Photography
Summary: No summary information. Source ID: SWI26099
Description: A Second World War pillbox is visible on aerial photographs taken in the 1940s. It was removed some time before 1964. It was one of a pair which sat next to a boundary which cuts off a bend in the River Avon between Tytherton Lucas and Peckingell to the east of the Chippenham-London railway line.
Source Detail: MacLean, S., 2010
Title: Personal Communication from Sarah MacLean Identifying a Hexagonal Pillbox
Summary: Site visit Source ID: SWI26206
Description: A hexangonal pillbox located on the edge of a waterway. Remaining intact, the entrance is still accessible, but the interior has graffiti. It was not entered on the site visit, with the interior only viewed through the entranceway.