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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):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD
BUILDING SURVEY, Craster World War II radar station complex 2005; English Heritage

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Craster


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