Tyne and Wear HER(11667): Bill Quay, barrage balloon - Details
Bill Quay, barrage balloon
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
Barrage Balloon Site
WW2 barrage balloon site. Located on a small area of level ground between terraced housing and a steep-sided gully. The site may have been levelled, it is now covered in bushes. The site is defined by at least three circuits of mooring posts. The rings of posts have a diameter of 23m.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1409303; Aerial Photograph RAF 3G/TUD/UK/125 5045 04-APR-1946 and NMR NZ 29 62/3 (31371/O-16756) 23-AUG-1943