Brancaster Beach Scaffolding

I attach four photographs of the exposed beach at Brancaster, north Norfolk on the 18th February 2005.

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The beach scaffolding has been exposed by recent high tides and the section of exposed angled wall I think may well be an anti-tank wall?

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As the command building (now the Brancaster Golf Club) is beside this section of exposed scaffolding and concrete wall I think it all seems to fit in with a defended location.

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Brancaster Beach Update February 2006

Since the above pictures were published on the Pillbox site the beach has altered a lot.

All the scaffolding has been cleared away and one of the three pillboxes that was on the top of the sand dunes appears to have been destroyed. I checked its position the best that I could, but there was no sign of it. The sand dunes are very low now and the line of them has altered since last year. The picture of the wall I took is fortunately still there, but for how long I do not know. I thought you and any members who know the area would be interested in just how quickly some sites are being destroyed.

by David Ottway