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#327002 - 10th Jun 2009 1:38am Eastham Pillbox
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Here are some pictures of the remaining Pillbox at Eastham, strangely the area had seven Allan Williams' turrets but only two pill boxes.


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#327112 - 10th Jun 2009 1:01pm Re: Eastham Pillbox [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Born and bred in Eastham but I have no idea where that is.....Tell me more...Please!
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#327185 - 10th Jun 2009 4:02pm Re: Eastham Pillbox [Re: Brocks]
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It is one of the few sites that is exactly where it is recorded as being - fooled me, they are normally about 200 yds away, I found it when I was looking for simething else ....

From eastham go down rivacre road nearly 200 yards(just past the hotel thing), there is a field gate on the left to a slightly overgrown treelined drive with more gates, down there nearly 100 yards, pillbox is on the corner of field.

This driveway appears to be the end of a railway line that linked up all the hootn/ellesmere port front lands. Part of it was used for the M53

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#330416 - 16th Jun 2009 7:26pm Re: Eastham Pillbox [Re: diggingdeeper]
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this is behind the old glider hotel i think?
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