Keys to the Past HER: N2274
Grid ref: NT93564630

HFDF Tower, Shoreswood


On Shoreswood Ewe Hill, by Shoreswood in Northumberland, there is the octagonal brick base of a High Frequency Direction Finding (HFDF) station, built during the Second World War. In the 1940's the brick base supported a 3 storey wooden tower, from which high frequency radio signals were exchanged with aircraft to guide them to their bases. During the war there were several aerodromes and at least 2 more HFDF towers in the area, to triangulate aircraft positions.[1] Today, there are modern radio masts and a square covered reservoir built next to the old HFDF base.

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The remains of a High Frequency Direction Finding Tower

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HFDF Tower

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HFDF Tower

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High Frequency Direction Finding (HFDF) tower base, Shoreswood

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Information board, Shoreswood Ewe Hill

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Information board on the HFDF tower base at Shoreswood Ewe Hill

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War in the Air: WW2
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War in the Air: WW2
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Direction Finder (Shoreswood)
- "This is the concrete base of a World War II direction finder, used for locating enemy aeroplanes."

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