Tyne and Wear HER(11693): South Shields, Whiteleas, aircraft obstructions - Details
South Shields, Whiteleas, aircraft obstructions
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
An extensive area of aircraft obstructions from WW2 seen as earthworks and cropmarks on aerial photographs. Linear ditches with associated small dumps of spoil to either side. There are four parallel lines of obstructions, each 136m long and connected by another line at right angles.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1403229; Aerial Photograph RAF 58/B/37 5449 17-MAY-1948