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Anti-tank gun pillboxes at Banstead
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Anti-tank gun pillboxes at Banstead

Built in 1940, this pillbox has now generally been accepted as the largest anti-tank gun type built in the UK. Situated next to the railway cutting, close by Banstead Tennis Club it is pictured in the 1950s shortly before its demolition. Four other pillboxes of the same type (now known as a Banstead Fort) have been identified in the area; all are now destroyed.
Picture added on 13 April 2010 at 14:58
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Hi, do you have the grid references of the 4 locations I can research? Thanks

Reply from LNW: Hopefully Mike Shackel will be able to help.
Added by Nathan Marsh on 04 October 2016
Apologies for not dealing with your request earlier but I hadn't seen it! Eight-figure map ref for structure pictured is TQ 24926040.Now identified six other sites from aerial photos. Email me your address and I will send map refs to you and some detail
Added by Mike Shackel on 24 March 2017
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