Pillbox S0010165, South Gare, Redcar

This is one if the most obvious pillboxes in the area, sat in the middle of the beach and at high tides in the water.
South Gare, Pillbox S0010165-1
South Gare, Pillbox S0010165-1
As of January 2007 its virtually submerged in sand, last year it was completely uncovered and actually tipped over the other way, see this pic on Freds Photos.

I’m sure it will become uncovered again, its a real display of natural forces at work seeing this thing constantly change.

Petroleum Warfare Site S0010157, South Gare, Redcar

Much of this is now engulfed by the sand dunes, its hard to see where the entrance was or exactly what purpose it served, the roof has also collapsed in on itself and there are a few mangled pieces of metal visible
South Gare, Petroleum Warfare Site S0010157
South Gare, Petroleum Warfare Site S0010157
South Gare, Petroleum Warfare Site S0010157

Petroleum Warfare would have involed the burning of petrol on the surface of the sea to repel invasion.

S number relates to ADS reference ID on Defence of Britain database