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1785


S Tyneside


Whitburn, Whitburn Bents Road, Gun Emplacement


Whitburn


NZ46SW


Defence


Fortification


Gun Emplacement


Modern


C20


Structure


Historic Ordnance Survey Map evidence show a former gun emplacement at this location. Now sealed up and used as viewing platform with park benches on top of it. It is a rare survival.


408


611


NZ408611



<< HER 1785 >> A. Rudd, 1989, Existing Sites of Pillboxes in Tyne and Wear; NMR Monument Number 1462995; (1) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/1316 5272 27-MAR-1946 (2) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/873 6153 01-OCT-1945

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