RAF LONGBENTON

  • Description

    "The Barrage Balloon Centre of the Second World War period at RAF Longbenton was seen and mapped from war-time air photography. The site included four barrage balloon sites for mooring balloons and quite a number of air raid shelters; some slit trenches were also seen. Associated buildings were quite extensive. More recent photography suggests that the earthworks have been levelled and all but three of the buildings demolished....."
  • Owner

    Pastscape - Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1317918
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 460 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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