Defence of Britain: WW2


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Tynemouth Gun Battery

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Pill box

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Bunker

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WW2 Secret Radio Station

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Berwick WW2 Gun Emplacement

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Warkworth

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Warkworth

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Defences built into hillside

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Anti-tank blocks

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Pillbox in Thornaby Woods near Ingleby Barwick

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Ingleby Barwick Pillbox

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Northumberland

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Druridge Bay WWII Defences

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Anti tank cube with names

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Heugh Battery
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Heugh Battery
- Overview About Heugh Battery Map Street View The Heugh Gun Battery was built on the Headland in 1860 to protect the fast growing port of Hartlepool. The Battery guns were ...
Blyth Battery
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Blyth Battery
- Overview Map Street View Blyth Battery is a Military and Local Heritage museum which is free to visit. The artillery battery was originally built in 1916 to defend the port ...
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Starfish Decoy Site, Guisborough Moor
- Starfish decoy sites were built during WW2 and used light and fire to divert nightime German bombers away from their intended targets. The starfish decoy site built on Guisborough Moor was ...
Rangefinder Pillar, St Mary's Island
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Rangefinder Pillar, St Mary's Island
- Overview Map Street View There is a concrete pillar off the East coast of St Mary's Island. It was originally built in 1914 as a rangefinder to calibrate coastal defence ...
Gloucester Lodge Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery, Blyth
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Gloucester Lodge Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery, Blyth
- Gloucester Lodge Battery, just south of Blyth, was a Second World War heavy anti-aircraft gun battery and radar site. It is one of only a handful of complete or near ...
WW1 Searchlight Emplacements, Blyth
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WW1 Searchlight Emplacements, Blyth
- Two defence electric light emplacements from the First World War located on the Links at Blyth. The emplacements were operated by an E.L.O. (Electric Light Officer) in a director station ...
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Northumberland Stoplines
- Article and details of 2 stoplines - Wooler to Belford, and Wooler to Alnwick.

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Old battery, Alnmouth Links
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Old battery, Alnmouth Links
- There is a old gun battery on Alnmouth Links. It was originally built in 1881 by the Duke of Northumberland for the use of the Percy Artillery Volunteers. It includes ...
WW2 Radar Station, Kinley Hill
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WW2 Radar Station, Kinley Hill
- A Chain Home Low Station (a type of radar for detecting low flying aircraft) known as CHL39A was established at Kinley Hill by 27th September 1941, during the Second World ...

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