Tyne and Wear HER(11689): South Shields, aircraft obstructions - Details
South Shields, aircraft obstructions
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
Lines of aircraft obstructions of WW2 date mapped from wartime photography. Linear ditches with small spoil heaps to either side. There is a north-south line 154m long and two further lines at right angles, west-east 125m and 187m long. Destroyed by development at Whiteleas.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1403206; Aerial Photograph RAF 58/B/35 5380 16-MAY-1948