Military Sites. It mainly concerns Lancashire but DISCUSSIONS. Possible tank blocks and base of pillbox? Location Visit Reports. Share. ... War Relics Forum: A site for collectors of Second World War militaria . The Pillbox (type 22) is located at RAF Waterbeach and three loopholes have this feature. NOTIFICATIONS. Stthomse (talk) 18:56, 16 January 2013 (UTC) Place photos and details here for help! Pillbox Types, Designs, Camouflage & Construction. The Pillbox Study Group > General Pillbox Topics > Unidentified Defence Structures > Unknown feature. View the interactive map, or search through the database for a particular record. .. the whole character of what Churchill called 'the island race' is being threatened without even the pretence of consultation with those involved.' Hankley Common’s Atlantic Wall D-Day Practise Area. The Pillbox Study Group accepts no responsibility for any damages or injuries caused by ignoring this advice. Plus descriptions of the defensive scheme and of each pillbox. River Whitewater Shellproof Pillbox Rescue Archaeology, Spigot Mortar Emplacement Rescue Archaeology, Breamore Mill, River Avon, Ringwood Stopline, National Trust North Downs GHQ Line B Pillbox Event. FORUMS. The F.C. Many of our members were field researchers for the acclaimed Defence of Britain Project. WW2 Defences . MESSAGES. Join us today to start participating in this group. We are the Internationally recognised group committed to the study and preservation of Pillboxes and Anti-Invasion Defences in the United Kingdom and abroad. The Pillbox Study Group. DISCUSSIONS. MESSAGES. Are there any differences between WW1 & WW2 nissen? The Pillbox Study Group (PSG) is for those who believe that ‘History’ did not end with the dawning of the 20th Century and that defences and fortifications built of ‘Concrete’ are as important as those built in the time of the Romans or the Normans. Just to throw one into the pot (so to speak). The Pillbox Study Group. Tim Denton - Pillbox Study Group Webmaster & Forum Moderator - An enthusiastic member of the Pillbox Study Group, Tim can trace his interest in WW2 Defences back to the summer of 1967, when as a young lad he remembers playing in pillboxes at Winchfield. Thanks. I have a few images on my hard disk that have sat around while I dithered over them, so may post a few and have the dithering done with! Share. North Downs Way Shellproof Type 24 Variant. Found anything missing from the Defence of Britain Project? It concentrates mainly on Second World War sites, especially those associated with the Home Front. It isn’t meant to be comprehensive and most new stuff now appears on our Forum. Download Pillbox Database for Google Earth + Web Version. mookster Regular Member. Type 28 Pillbox | The Pillbox Study Group Website. The Pillbox Study Group > PSG Forum Admin Topics > Introduce Yourself > New member. A link to our Membership page on the main site. NOTIFICATIONS. Have you visited and photographed a Pillbox or anti-invasion defence published in Pillboxes by Henry Wills: A Study of UK Defences 1940? Members receive the journal ', Hitler’s threatened British Invasion 1940, Aldershot Command’s 2- Pounder Emplacement, Mowlem 6 Pounder Drum Pillbox Shalford Surrey. The document is a long PDF report on pillboxes on a defensive line in Gloucestershire, with some plans, maps of - for example - GHQ stop line locations, and lots of photos of pillboxes. NOTIFICATIONS. Most I believe are Brick built Type 3/24 others are Vickers Machine gun posts, with the much larger loopholes. Updates. Pillbox Further Reading: Books, Magazines & Articles, Pillbox Organised Events, War Walks, Talks & Re-Enactments, PSG (North) trip to former RAF Ouston 27th May 2018, Hazards And Dangers Of Pillbox Exploration. Pillbox Study Group UK and Overseas Site listings This Section lists some defences by County. UK Pillbox, Pillboxes, Bunkers, Anti-tank traps and other Anti-Invasion Defences built in World War 2 Down here on the S Coast there are still lots. ' . This website uses cookies for functionality, analytics and advertising purposes as described in our. ?? The original reporter described it as a "flask" as one of the items had a wooden stopper and estimated that bit could hold a couple of litres. Possible road block blocks near Hickleton, S.Yorks. The Pillbox Study Group > General Pillbox Topics > PSG Defence Of Britain Project Database > … FORUMS. FORUMS. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. Many of our members were field researchers for the acclaimed Defence of Britain Project. pillboxstudygroup.freeforums.org/index.php. Removal of grenades was one of the possible functions. MESSAGES. Des Burke- Kennedy / Dalkey Tidy Towns Group May 24, 2019 at 10:04 am. The photo shows what appears to be a gun mount that has the PillBox Study Group stumped. Message to new members, please tell us all a bit about yourself; your area of interest, etc. They have a tabular rail running around the inside which was used as the support for a gun mount. We currently have over 300 members in six countries. Lancashire At War is a website that seeks to record sites from recent history that may have been lost or forgotten about. Southern Railway Pillbox, Hook Heath, Woking, Surrey. The structure on the shore is a World War 2 Pillbox, a coastal defence turret. FORUMS. pillboxstudygroup.freeforums.org/index.php” title=”Pillbox Study Group Forum”>, We welcome new members to the PSG. as the Pillbox Study Group claims that the four bunkers near Moulin du Rhin (just outside Ghyvelde) are in fact British, then we can ID the two similar bunkers at Chemin des Palombes as being British also based on the interiour (and exteriour) photos of the ones at Moulin du Rhin. Found anything missing from the Defence of Britain Project? 3 1. 6 posts New member New member. Spotter’s Guide to Pillboxes & other anti-invasion structures of WWII. MESSAGES. Just wondering if anyone shares my interest in exploring pillboxes and other anti-invasion defences in England, particularly in the Sussex area. Pillbox Study Group comprised a list of Second World War sites, drawn together from various documentary sources and field work. 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Support The Pillbox Study Group by making a donation. Support The Pillbox Study Group by making a donation. I have also added a poll which would be great if you could participate in. Chris Phelan. I went for a stroll from Las Americas along the coastal path toward Fanabe yesterday. Please feel free to upload your own photos to this group. Dec 23, 2019 #4 krela said: Pillbox on Detling Hill, Maidstone now uncovered, Pillboxes & Defences Under Threat And What Can Be Done To Save Them, The Home Guard & It's Role In Anti-Invasion Defence, Bannerhill HAA Battery, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, Nice example of Vickers machine gun post,also in Runfold (Farnham/Aldershot), Hurstpierpoint (W. Sussex) Patrol Operational Base e10314, Ammunition Stores - Martin Mill Military Railway, Dover, Beach Defences, Scaffolding & Water Obstacles, Turnbull Frame in Loopholed Wall S0003172. DISCUSSIONS. NOTIFICATIONS. Please contact Please don't email with updates on the database, this website is automatically generated based on the eDoB, so updates need to go through the proper channels above. The Pillbox Study Group. Both interiours on seperate locations are identical. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. The Pillbox Study Group > General Pillbox Topics > Unidentified Defence Structures > Unknown feature. MESSAGES. Moderators: Tim Denton, John Hellis. The project is informal and recording is mostly crowd sourced by submissions to the Pillbox Study Group Forum and Facebook Group as well as a number of other online groups and websites. Reactions: mookster. Kettlebury Hill, Assault Training Observation Bunker. If you want more detail I suggest you take a look at the Pillbox Study Group website and forum We are a friendly bunch there with a wealth of information about Pillboxes. Total redirects: 1.2K; Join The Pillbox Study Group A link to our Membership page on the … Donate. I have been involved in this excavation and we are now ready to tell the world How many photos do you need – and what amount of text is best for your format? I noticed, just to the right of the Castle pub, an old pillbox / WWII bunker. Originally it would have been on the cliff itself, but coastal erosion has now dumped it on the shore. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. Ewshot Pillbox Restoration “Exclusive” September 7th 2013. Henry Wills: Pillboxes Revisited,Then And Now. Please add the Country to the title of your entry so that users know where it is located in the world. Per month One Time Only. The Pillbox Study Group. Morning all, Thanks for adding me as a group member. Having an issue with this website? Please use your Real First and Last names as your username, Joining The PSG Forum: Please Use your REAL NAME, How To Add Your Personal Photo To Your Profile. We are the Internationally recognised group committed to the study and preservation of Pillboxes and Anti-Invasion Defences in the United Kingdom and abroad. Got any `dodgy` exploration stories to share with us? NOTIFICATIONS. Forums Topics Posts Last post; Back to Main Website. Links to DropBox to download the EDOB overlay for Google Earth, How To Join The PSG Forum: Using Your Real Name & Not A Nickname as your Username, Find out how to join our forum. Share. Went for a walk the other day on the Hampshire Surrey borders to see some of these Pill boxes. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. The Pillbox Study Group. Moderators: Tim Denton, John Hellis. Mushroom Pillboxes offer an uninterrupted 360 degree view. This section is for any Pillbox related stuff that doesn`t fit into the more specific categories. Canmore Street, Glasgow barrage balloon site, Psg Membership, Forum, Website & 'Loopholes' Journal, Scale Modelling Of Pillboxes And Defences, Scottish Forestry Pillbox and AT Cubes kit. Loopholes is the Magazine of the Pillbox Study Group and UK Fortifications Club. The Pillbox Study Group > Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences England > Kent. Online viewer for the Extended Defence of Britain Database as maintained by Steve Thompson. The website is a little old fashioned but is being redesigned to be more user friendly and will be upgraded shortly. Please add a link to any Pillbox related website that you find on the internet. 3 1. DISCUSSIONS. Hi all. Forums. If you have then please add your photos and details here. Share with: Link: Copy link. Please feel free to upload your own photos to this group. Chris Phelan. Joined Sep 8, 2009 Messages 2,683 Reaction score 7,733 Location Oxford. Pillbox Study Group, dedicated to the study of Second World War defences. Another Bofors gun emplacement thought lost now found, Pillbox Related Websites, Associations, Museums & Monuments. $5.00 $10.00 $20.00 $50.00. Airfield Research Group Ltd Registered in England and Wales Company Number: 0893 1493 Registered Charity Number: 1157 924. Basingstoke Canal Type 26/Stent Prefab Rescue, Basingstoke Canal Unique GHQ Line A Pillbox Rescue. Well then there is this thread A Type 24s Unusual Feature - The Pillbox Study Group on the Pillbox Study Group Forum about a few pillboxes that have odd low set openings angled downwards, function unknown. This I think formed part of a Stop line during WW2. The Pillbox Study Group accepts no responsibility for any damages or injuries caused by ignoring this advice. LOP No7 at Hawk Cliff inDalkey. ... FORUMS. Moderators:Tim Denton, John Hellis. Some issues include full colour pages. PILLBOX STUDY GROUP CO-ORDINATOR & FORUM MODERATOR John Hellis first became interested in Defence Structures over 40 years ago when little was known about 20th Century fortifications. Place them here! Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. Published Quarterly, it usually has articles about Pillboxes, Book Reviews, Readers feedback and snippets. We are always looking for articles, from PSG members, to include in Loopholes, … All content provided within the Charity's website and forum is made available for private study only, and not for unauthorised commercial use. Looking for Pillbox and other defence locations? Mushroom Pillbox | The Pillbox Study Group Website. Please go to the PSG forum and post details in the Defence Of Britain Project Database section. 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