Tyne and Wear HER(5029): Brunton, World War One Ranging Station - Details
Brunton, World War One Ranging Station
Military Observation Site
One of three such sites (used to be one at Kenton plus a third unknown site). Used to triangulate the altitude and range of a zeppelin. It consists of a circular concrete base with a telephone point, but the compass direction dial has gone.
<< HER 5029 >> Pers. Comm. Mr Fairburn, West Brunton Farm, 2002; Timescape Archaeological Surveys, 2000, Newcastle Great Park Geophysical Survey Report, Phase 5, Transect 9, Field 5