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12963


S Tyneside


South Shields, Windermere Crescent, No. 1, air raid shelter


South Shields


NZ36SE


Defence


Civil Defence Site


Air Raid Shelter


Modern


C20


Demolished Building


Well-built brick air raid shelter with concrete vaulted roof, now covered with felt. 2.15m wide x 2.67m long. 1.60m high. On concrete base. Door in east gable end 0.62m wide and 1.40m high. Blocked window-sized opening in west gable end. No air vents. Blast wall 1.65m high and 1.90m long in front of the door (0.75m gap between shelter and wall). Demolished March 2010 to make way for a domestic extension.


2720


6486


NZ27206486



J. Morrison, 2010, pers comm

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