TQ4402 : Western entrance to HMS Forward, World War Two Naval HQ, South Heighton

near to South Heighton, East Sussex, Great Britain

Western entrance to HMS Forward, World War Two Naval HQ, South Heighton
Western entrance to HMS Forward, World War Two Naval HQ, South Heighton
During the Second World War what was then private land was requisitioned by the government to provide a secret underground Naval communications HQ. Built underneath South Heighton it fell into disuse after the war.Pictures from inside can be seen at this LinkExternal link Now recognised by English Heritage as a site of national importance it is hoped to restore the tunnels to a condition allowing public access. More information can be found at this LinkExternal link The entrance is on New Road, the A26, whilst the houses above belong to Heighton Crescent.
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Friday, 17 February, 2006   (more nearby)
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Friday, 17 February, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 448 028 [100m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 448 027
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