Tyne and Wear HER(11492): Swalwell, barrage balloon site - Details
Swalwell, barrage balloon site
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
Barrage Balloon Site
WW2 barrage balloon site. Three concentric rings of mooring posts with a maximum diameter of 56m. Site lay to the east of the River Derwent between Hexham Road and the railway line.
English Heritage, 2008, Hadrian's Wall National Mapping Programme (1435834); Aerial Photograph RAF 3G/TUD/UK/147 5259 15-APR-1946 and RAF FNO/129 1093 01-SEP-1942