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


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Looks pretty atmospheric

Found this
Throughout the war, I lived in the Loxley Valley, and there was a gun site on Wood Lane, Stannington. Several planes were shot down by that gun site during the Sheffield Blitz. The nearest came down at Rod Moor, but it only killed a sheep! Whenever a plane was hit, the pilot used to jettison the bombs before it went down. One went into the corner of Damflask Reservoir, one landed in a farm-yard and one landed on Red Moor.
Described elsewhere as a HAA battery with 4 x 4.5 inch guns


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


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hahaha hahaha couldn't stop laughing reading this its nothing to do with AA guns its a mine I have been here and explored it and in the tunnel is some very sketchy cave ins also done the air raid shelter
if anyone wants to know about this place let me know I actually know the history of it

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