Tyne and Wear HER(1919): Tynemouth, The Broadway, Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery Tyne A - Details
Tynemouth, The Broadway, Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery Tyne A
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
Anti Aircraft Battery
Site of a former 4.5 inch heavy anti-aircraft battery, showing four concrete gun positions with ammunitions stores. A command post was situated at the rear and close by to the right was a radar installation which was originally surrounded by an octagonal fenced enclosure. This is now destroyed and has been built over.
<< HER 1919 >> N. Stevenson, 1998, A Possible Neolithic Henge Monument at Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear Northern Archaeology, vol 15/16, 1998, p 39-43 Aerial Photograph, County Borough of Tynemouth's Surveyor's Office, 1956, PLA 5/1/129, 6 April 1956 -North Shields Library Local Studies