Gloucester Lodge Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery (Seaton Valley)
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. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Cold War (1946 to 1991)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Blyth and Hartley Links 2000; Tyne and Wear Museums|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Blyth Links Archaeological Assessment 2003; TYNE AND WEAR MUSEUMS
WALKOVER SURVEY, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
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