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WW1 Searchlight Emplacements


Two defence electric light emplacements from the First World War located on the Links at Blyth. The emplacements were operated by an E.L.O. (Electric Light Officer) in a director station at Link House Battery, and powered by an engine house 50m to the west (now a public lavatory).[1] The emplacements are Grade II listed buildings.

Blyth Blyth at War Grade II Listed Defence of Britain Blyth Battery
from https://historicengland.org...
2 DEFENCE ELECTRIC LIGHT EMPLACEMENTS TO EAST OF LINK HOUSE
- "Defence Electric light emplacements, to east of Link House GV II Defence electric light emplacements, 1914-19. Reinforced concrete and steel, with some brick, whitewashed. Two small rectangular buildings 20 metres ...

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Simon Cotterill
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WW2 searchlight batteries at South Beach, Blyth

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List number: 1371407
List grade: 2
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NZ3205879687

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