Gloucester Lodge Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery - List Entry

  • Description

    "....Gloucester Lodge battery is believed to have been established in early 1941, probably on a site used by an earlier mobile battery. Once the likelihood of invasion by sea or air had passed by the end of 1940, aerial bombardment posed the greatest threat to the United Kingdom during the Second World War. To combat this threat, major installations and ports were provided with heavy anti-aircraft (HAA) gun sites and almost 1000 were constructed nationally....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1402264
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
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