Ferring Pillbox

Sea Front Type 26

Ngr TQ 098 015

A restored but completely sealed Type 26 pillbox can be found on the seafront promenade at Ferring, West Sussex.

Ferring Type 26 Pillbox

Ferring Type 26 Pillbox

 

Sea view from the Pillbox

View seawards from the Pillbox

By Mark Harley

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