Tyne and Wear HER(11685): South Shields, military depot - Details
South Shields, military depot
A military depot of WW2, seen on war-time air photographs. Two groups of structures at NZ 3952 6398 and NZ 3966 6371, approximately 300m apart are probably magazines of ammunition associated with a naval gun known as the Tyne Turret which was situated approximately 700m further east. These were all temporary structures protected by coils of barbed wire. Now demolished.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1403240; Aerial Photograph RAF 106G/UK/1193 4280 27-FEB-1946