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Below are some pictures of the a 2 storey Pill Box along the Leeds and Liverpool canal between Scarisbrick and Burscough . Also pictures of fortified buildings showing loopholes
for machine guns . These Buildings will have been manned by the Home Guard.
Please refer to Home Guard History for more details about the below.
Typical Photo of the Home Guard inside a Pill Box
Photo – 2 storey pill box at Heatons Bridge Inn
Gregsons Bridge Farm – fortified barn with Loopholes upper level
Fortified building Farmers Arms Inn with Loopholes
Fortified out building Lathom Slipway Inn with loopholes