Building record M6001 - WW2 pillbox at junction of Woodborough Lane, Nottingham Road and Mapperley Plains


PILLBOX (Second World War)


Grid reference Centred SK 60542 46817 (4m by 4m)
Map sheet SK64NW
District Gedling
Civil Parish Lambley, Gedling


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

WW2 pillbox at junction of Woodborough Lane, Nottingham Road and Mapperley Plains. Red brick with concrete roof, in fair condition. Measured by Oxton WEA class, copy sent to RCHM. (1)

Type 22 pillbox. Pillbox is in the corner of a field with the entrance facing south. It is situated at a road junction and a bend in the road.
Hexagonal, concrete with brick inner and outer skin. Brick embrasures with concrete lintels, concrete shelves (now destroyed) supported on shaped bricks extending from inner walls. (3)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Measured drawing, Parish File

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

See HBR files

<1> Gedling Borough Council, 1991, Gedling's Heritage, 100 (Published document). SNT1552.

<1> Beaumont G, 1995, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT469.

<2> Morris C, 1995, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT925.

Other Refs: Lambley Historical Society

<3> Sibley D and M, 1996, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1806.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Published document: Gedling Borough Council. 1991. Gedling's Heritage. 100.
  • <1> Personal comment: Beaumont G. 1995. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Personal comment: Morris C. 1995. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Personal comment: Sibley D and M. 1996. Pers Comm.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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