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Everything tagged "pillbox"

Pok Fu Lam Reservoir Pillbox.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2021

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

The plaque with Chinese characters doesn't seem to belong to the ruin.

IMG_20201222_JLO1.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

IMG_20201222_PB3.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

Interior view

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

It's found lying at the bottom of the steps leading to LL14.

 

Pillbox numbering system

It seems that some of those PBs on HK island share the same numbers, whereas those on the mainland don't have their numbers repeated. 

Are those numbers given to the PBs by the relevant government offices, or are they named in some other way?

IMG_20201030_PB2.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

With one chimney, not sure if there's still any entrance available, there's a recent gate blocking the uncovered walkway beside it.

 

IMG_20201030_PB1_interior.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

It's a bit weird to find a rusted bunk bed inside.

Coordinates

22.2572841, 114.2283345

Some of my friends and I would also like to know how these pillboxes got their code numbers, was that according to the order they were built?

Are there any pillboxes sharing the same code number?

Chunk of concrete

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

A large chunk of concrete which used to be part of PB 205, resting nearby the site.

Access trench

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

What appears to be the access trench of PB 205 buried in the undergrowth.

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