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5029


Newcastle


Brunton, World War One Ranging Station


Brunton


NZ27SW


Defence


Military Observation Site


Observation Post


Modern


C20


Structure


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.


221


710


NZ221710



<< 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

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