Tyne and Wear HER(1785): Whitburn, Whitburn Bents Road, Gun Emplacement - Details
Whitburn, Whitburn Bents Road, Gun Emplacement
Historic Ordnance Survey Map evidence show a former gun emplacement at this location. Now sealed up and used as viewing platform with park benches on top of it. It is a rare survival.
<< HER 1785 >> A. Rudd, 1989, Existing Sites of Pillboxes in Tyne and Wear; NMR Monument Number 1462995; (1) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/1316 5272 27-MAR-1946 (2) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/873 6153 01-OCT-1945