Tyne and Wear HER(5673): Longbenton, Coach Lane, Barrage Balloon Centre

  • Description

    "This was the Barrage Balloon Centre of RAF Longbenton. It included four barrage balloon sites for mooring balloons, a number of air raid shelters and sme slit trenches. Associated buildings were quite extensive. An airship hangar was photographed in 1992. Now demolished. Surrounded by timber huts. There was a complex of pillboxes in this area...."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/5673
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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