Tank Traps

From Historical Hastings

Tank traps were rectangular or coffin-shaped blocks of concrete, known also as 'pimples' that were cast in situ in large numbers forming lines often 3 deep to prevent any possible armoured invasion passing the obstruction. There are a number of these still in various locations around the town, although most were removed fairly soon after WW2. One location where there are known to be three in their original condition is at the east end of Hastings Motor Boat and Yacht Club[1]


References & Notes

  1. East Sussex County Council Archive The Keep MES19979