Tyne and Wear HER(11690): Whickham, Market Lane, barrage balloon site - Details
Whickham, Market Lane, barrage balloon site
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
Barrage Balloon Site
A barrage balloon site of WW2 seen on air photographs. Lies between Garden House Cemetery and Duckpool Lane. A concentric, circular arrangement of mooring posts, approximately 22m in diameter. Site now levelled.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1432144; Aerial Photograph RAF 58/B/35 5197 16-MAY-1948