Surrey Defences Survey

List of known sites on map square TQ14 : as at 26/11/01

Explanation of Type Code Letters

First Letter : Plan

P = Polygonal (hexagonal, octagonal etc.)

R = Rectangular

D = Designed for site

S = Square

C = Circular

L = 'L' shaped (Section Post)

A/W = Alan-Williams steel turret

P/H = Pickett-Hamilton Fort

Martello = WW2 defences added

Second Letter : Material

C = Concrete

M = Mixture (brick/stone/breeze with concrete)

Third/Fourth Letter : Direction faced

to eight points of the compass.

All-round capability signified '36' to represent 360 degrees.

Other defences :

A/TB = Anti-tank Blocks

A/TC = Anti-tank Cylinders

A/TD = Anti-tank Ditch

A/TP = Anti-tank "Pimples"/Dragons Teeth

A/TR = Anti-tank Rails/girders to be inserted in road sockets

A/TW = Anti-tank Wall

A/TS = Anti-tank Scaffold

A/AP = Anti-airborne Poles (aircraft obstructions)

OP = Observation Post

A/F = Airfield Defence

L/H = Loopholes in walls or buildings

AUX = Auxiliary Unit 'Hideout'

DEL = Defence Electric Light (coastal searchlight)

F/F = Flame Fougasse

smb = spigot mortar base

atr = anti-tank rifle emplacement

m.g. = machine gun position

* = now demolished

Map Sheet TQ14
Reference Type Observations
103488 PMS Severe brickwork weathering 5/98
105487 PMS Checked 17/5/98
106489 PMS Checked 4/97
108488 PMS Checked 5/98
109488 PMS Has been used for living accom., checked 5/98
110487 PMS No front L/H checked 5/98
111488 PMS Checked 4/97
112486 PMSE Checked 5/98
113487 PMSE Evidence of timber disguise, checked 5/98
114489 PMSE Checked 5/98
116489 PMS Checked 4/98
118491 PMS Checked 4/98
119491 PMSE Very tall box, 6' 6" headroom 4/98
120443 L/H x3 ???
121493 PMSE Brickwork falling away 4/98
121495 DME Down bank, half depth box 4/98
125495 PMS Type 24 4/98
127496 PBS Light A/A position (?), no roof, collapsed by 1/91. Checked 4/98
128496 PBS A/A position, believed collapsed & demolished, no trace by 3/91
132499 m.g. Possible machine gun slit trench 4/98
192499 PMSW Poor condition 12/96
193497 PMSW Poor condition 12/96
197497 PMS Poor condition 12/96
198498 PMS Checked 10/90 (could be duplicate reference)