A Starfish Decoy Site on the Cleveland HIills

  • Description

    "On the moors above Guisborough stands this brick and concrete bunker which, as children, we always referred to as the Troll's House. My father said that it was built during the Second World War to hold oil that was to be used to set the moors alight in order to distract German bombers from dropping their bombs on the nearby industrial town of Middlesbrough. Well, a little Googling reveals this to be approximately correct, but the full story is somewhat more exciting...." Article by Tristram Brelstaff, with photographs.
  • Owner

    Tristram Brelstaff
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://tristram.squarespace.com/home/2007/8/25/a-starfish-decoy-site-on-the-cleveland-hills.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 9 months ago
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