Tyne and Wear HER(1827): Scaffold Hill, WW2 Bombing Decoy (SF15a) - Details
Scaffold Hill, WW2 Bombing Decoy (SF15a)
A so-called "starfish" bombing decoy site. It was bombed at least once during World War II and is still extant.
<< HER 1827 >> Pers comm. A.Rudd, Defence of Britain Project, Letter to Barbara Harbottle -Historic Environment Record C. Dobinson, 2000, Fields of Deception, Britain's Bombing Decoys of World War 2 Council For British Archaeology, 1995, Twentieth Century Defences in Britain - An Introductory Guide Handbook of The Defence of Britain Project, p 63-64; ASUD, 2010, Scaffold Hill, North Tyneside - Archaeological Assessment