Tyne and Wear HER(5353): Whitburn, pillbox - Details
Pillbox of WW2 origin. The Arbeia Society  record a slight mound in this vicinity c10m diameter. Shows as a parch mark. A Second World War gun emplacement (HER 1785), associated military buildings, pillboxes, air raid shelters, ordnance stores and tank traps (anti tank cubes) are visible as structures and earthworks on air photographs.
<< HER 5353 >> A. Rudd, of Wartime Defences in Tyne and Wear - typed list; NMR Monument Number 1462995; (1) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/1316 5272 27-MAR-1946 (2) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/873 6153 01-OCT-1945