Tyne and Wear HER(11678): Scotswood, Whitehouse Road, barrage balloon site - Details
Scotswood, Whitehouse Road, barrage balloon site
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
Barrage Balloon Site
Barrage balloon of WW2 seen on air photographs. Close to the River Tyne at South Benwell. A circular concentric arrangement of posts, 21m in diameter, for the mooring of balloons. Destroyed by development.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1432148; Aerial Photograph RAF 3G/TUD/UK/147 5280 15-APR-1946