Tyne and Wear HER(12557): Whitley Bay, weapons pit - Details
Whitley Bay, weapons pit
A Second World War weapons pit recorded by the defence of Britain project, is visible as an earthwork on air photographs. No surface features are visible on the latest 1988 Ordnance Survey vertical photography. Now a caravan park.
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, 2009, North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment; NMR Monument Number 1414464; Vertical aerial photograph RAF 58/B/40 5125 18-MAY-1948; Migrated Defence of Britain Project database record originally compiled from various sources; C S Dobinson 1996 Twentieth century fortifications in England, volume 1. Anti-aircraft artillery : England's air defence gunsites, 1914-46, page 480