Monument record WHR 076 - WWII anti-aircraft battery site

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A WWII anti-aircraft battery site


Grid reference Centred TM 1406 4024 (328m by 199m)
Map sheet TM14SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A WWII anti aircraft battery site - H16 . On RAF aerial photographs from March 1944 the Anti-aircraft battery consists of 4 square emplacements set within earthen banks in a straight line, with some associated structures locate 20m to the east and west. However, photography from July 1944 shows a series of bell tents or other mobile structures to the west. Helen Saunders (Essex County Council), December 2014. (S1-S2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photography. RAF/106GLA/23/3056-3057, 6-Jul-1944 (EHA).
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photography. RAF/HLA/694/3040, 26-Mar-1944 (EHA).

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 29 2016 12:12PM

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