Tyne and Wear HER(11735): Jarrow, aircraft obstructions - Details
Jarrow, aircraft obstructions
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
An extensive system of WW2 aircraft obstructions seen on air photographs. Over 150 sections have been recorded. They include a variety of forms - a long continuous bank flanked by a ditch, a ditch flanked by small mounds, a ditch flanked by two parallel banks. The obstructions have been ploughed level or have been built over.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1403654; Aerial Photograph RAF 106G/UK/1193 3362 and 4359 27-FEB-1946, RAF 58/B/35 5280 16-MAY-1948, RAF NLA/32 5067 10-APR-1942, RAF 3G/TUD/UK/125 5110 04-APR-1946, RAF FNO/98 2097 16-AUG-1942; Archaeological Services Durham University, 2011, Lukes Lane, Monkton, South Tyneside - archaeological assessment