Tyne and Wear HER(11676): Benwell, Westgate Community College, air raid shelters - Details
Benwell, Westgate Community College, air raid shelters
Civil Defence Building
Air Raid Shelter
Two air raid shelters of WW2 in Rutherford School's playing fields. Lay in a north-south arrangement and surrounded by banks on all four sides. The shelters each measure 14m x 7m. Now levelled. Lie within a Scheduled section of Hadrian's Wall ditch (SAM 28/10).
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1432158; Aerial Photograph RAF 3G/TUD/UK/147 5498 15-APR-1946