Keys to the Past

Craster radar station (Craster)

The radar station was built during World War II and was part of the Chain Home Low system of communication. It consists of two concrete buildings with radar settings on the roof of the largest structure.

Reference number:N5877
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD
PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD
BUILDING SURVEY, Craster World War II radar station complex 2005; English Heritage
FIELD OBSERVATION, A Rapid Survey of Second World War remains within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 2010; Archaeological Research Services

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Craster

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