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4617


N Tyneside


Tynemouth, Percy Gardens, No. 47a, Observation Post


Tynemouth


NZ36NE


Defence


Battery


Command Post


Modern


C20


Extant Building


This look out post and gun emplacement is a six storey World War One Command Centre, built at the same time as Robert’s Battery at Hartley in Northumberland (NZ 342 761) and Kitchener’s Battery at Marsden (HER ref. 4616). It is now a private residence. LISTED GRADE 2


3703


6988


NZ37036988



<< HER 4617 >> R. Hogg, 1984, The Tyne Turrets: coastal defence in the First World War, Fort, Vol. 12 (1984), p 97-103 Dept. of National Heritage, of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 8/107

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