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11339


N Tyneside


Howdon, East End Park, air raid shelter


Howdon


NZ36NW


Defence


Civil Defence Building


Air Raid Shelter


Modern


C20


Structure


A local resident reports that during WW2 there was a huge concrete communal air raid shelter at the south end of the park. It was partially buried with air vents visible on the surface. All trace of the shelter has gone at ground level but it may survive beneath the ground.


325


666


NZ325666



Pers comm. Mr J. Johnson, July 2008

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