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Report - Loxley anti-aircraft post, Sheffield. May 2014

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by Meersbrook, May 19, 2014.

  1. Meersbrook

    Meersbrook 28DL Full Member
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    Loxley anti-aicraft post is little known and there is very little information about it.

    One of several bunkers:
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    Narrow gauge locomotive part and track:
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    Range finder station:
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    Part of the officers' comms room retaining wall:
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    Balloon tethering cable:
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    Officers' comms room and complex:
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  2. canute

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    Looks pretty atmospheric

    Found this
    Described elsewhere as a HAA battery with 4 x 4.5 inch guns
     
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    Cool!!!
     
  4. northernexploror

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    hi all I was the one who showed people around site and I do guided tours.information on photos was supplied by myself and I got it direct from an air raid warden who worked near site.site will be updated with own photos soon.
    there is evidence of use 1939_1946 and partly pulled down 1976.feel free contact me if want a tour
     
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    northernexploror was our excellent guide with in depth knowledge of the site. It was a pleasure to discover this location and get explanation of what each building ruin was.
     
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    I will be taking meersbrook member to.many more sites as I enjoy seeing the photography he creates from natural light.im sure you will all agree great photos and be more to follow
     
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    We have an anti aircraft gun emplacement near us, no bunker though :(

    Looks cool this one
     
  8. tykeo

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    @ northernexplorer. hi, i would like to go on one of your tours around this site,but cant contact you.
     
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