Tyne and Wear HER(5559): Heaton, Debdon Gardens, Drill Hall - Details
Heaton, Debdon Gardens, Drill Hall
Military Training Site
This drill hall was the headquarters for A Battery during the 225th Anti Aircraft Artillery (Searchlight Batallion) USA's stay in Newcastle in 1944. It was later the HQ for the Territorial Army searchlight units. It is still a Territorial Army centre today. The main building (although much altered) and rear garages survive.
<< HER 5559 >> 2003, Drill Hall, Debdon Gardens, Heaton, www.skylighters.org