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DEFENCE > AIRFIELD DEFENCE SITE > PICKETT HAMILTON FORT
DEFENCE > FORTIFICATION > BLOCKHOUSE > PILLBOX > PICKETT HAMILTON FORT
PREFERRED TERM
PICKETT HAMILTON FORT  
ENTRY TERMS
  • Counter Balance Fort
  • Hydraulic Pillbox
  • Picket Hamilton Fort
  • Pop Up Pillbox
SCOPE NOTE
  • A sunken, circular, concrete pillbox used on airfields. They remained flush with the surface to permit the free movement of aircraft but, if attack threatened, could be raised hydraulically or by a counterbalance, and manned to give covering fire.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • English Heritage
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/eh_tmt2/concepts/140357
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/eh_tmt2/concepts/140357
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