Type 22 Pillboxes – Norfolk

October 22, 2010 | Posted in coastal erosion, eccles, Happisburgh, Norfolk, Pillbox, sea defences, type 22, WW2 | By

Came across these whilst on a recent Road Trip, a couple of rather sorry looking Type 22 Pillboxes on the North Norfolk Coast. One had been built into the Sea Defences and the other had fallen upside down off a clifftop…The reason for this is the rather pathetic looking Sea Defences that were installed in the 1950’s, the cliffs lose 2 meters a year in erosion from the North Sea.

Next to fall in are several houses and then a lifeboat station…

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