Beehive Pillbox

`Beehive` Type Pillbox

`Beehive` Type Pillbox located SE of Edlingham.
Photo S. Lewins

Key Facts

  • Made of Concrete filled sandbags
  • Usually round
  • But also found in standard FW/3 shapes
  • Quick to build
  • Often found with Hessian still intact inside pillbox.
  • Fairly common in Northumberland both inland and by the coast.

See The Northumberland Beehive Pillbox for more details

Beehive Pillbox, Scrogg Hill, Northumberland. Photo S. Lewins

Beehive Pillbox, Scrogg Hill, Northumberland. Photo S. Lewins

Beehive Pillbox, Alnwick, Northumberland. Photo S. Lewins
Beehive Pillbox, Alnwick, Northumberland. Photo S. Lewins