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Report - Gloucester Battery (blyth)

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stewy1984

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Just took a quick look around this place. I've always wanted a proper look around here, been passing it for prob 20+ years as with 1000's of people that drive along the road every week. :cool:

This is a gun position built during World War II (1939-45). It was one of three Heavy Anti Aircraft Batteries built to defend Blyth from attack by the German navy, though it also had anti-aircraft guns. Remains of the gun emplacements can still be seen.
totally un-charved, tho there is some bits that have been demo'd/filled in.

few rubbish pics

batt1.jpg


There were to of these either end of the site, my guess is air raid shelters

batt2.jpg


Main command bunker? middle of site

batt5.jpg


batt3.jpg


batt4.jpg


batt6.jpg


batt7.jpg


Toilets? lol

batt8.jpg


Loading ramp of some kind?

batt9.jpg


1 of the ammo stores around the outside of the big rings. theres 3 of these next to each other, all with many rooms like this.. with picture 2 at either end.

batt10.jpg


sh*te missed the green icon off again! could any admin/mods add it for me please?
 

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stewy1984

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Re: Gloucester Battery (blyth) mini REPORT

the pics dont seem rubbish to me, at least you took some:)
cheers, just the first one really. its hard to get the whole site in the pic but not being so far away that people cant make it out lol.


batt15.jpg


batt14.jpg


batt12.jpg


batt11.jpg


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