Lookout Post & Gun Emplacement, Percy Gardens

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    Tynemouth. 47A Percy Gardens (west side) is a lookout post and gun emplacement built in c.1916, during the First World War. It is a 7-storey tower built with reinforced concrete originally with a gun emplacement on it's roof. The tower is said to have been built after German naval bombardment of Hartlepool and Scarborough, as a fall-of-shot tower and for range-finding of guns of Tynemouth Battery. It is a Grade II listed building.
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    Flickr (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? Public Domain Dedication (CC0)
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/137828720@N06/50048598572/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 326 times
    Picture Taken: 2020-06-26T21:27:53
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