Tyne and Wear HER(12568): Whitley Bay, practice trench - Details
Whitley Bay, practice trench
A series of First World War practice trenches are visible as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs, at NZ 3510 7344. The features were most likely part of a complex of trenches running along the coast including UID 1465034, 1465261 and 1464922. The features no longer appear to be extant on the latest 1988 Ordnance Survey vertical photography.
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, 2009, North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment; NMR Monument No.1465155; Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR OS/88052 0199 14-APR-1988; RAF 58/B/40 5001 18-MAY-1948