TQ5247 : World War 2 air raid bunker

taken 13 years ago, near to Chiddingstone Causeway, Kent, Great Britain

World War 2 air raid bunker
World War 2 air raid bunker
This square has quite a few military relics still clearly visible - if you know what to look for and where to look. This is the entrance to a World War 2 air raid bunker - still complete both above and below ground but showing signs of massive subsidence at the entrance where trees have subsequently grown, pushed against the walls and now extremely dangerous to enter.

There was another example, far more overgrown not too far away - these were here because, during the Second World War, nearby fields served as an airfield.

There is also a more recent cold war nuclear bunker (also now abandoned of similar size and dimensions) within the square.
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TQ5247, 186 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 February, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 October, 2009
Category
Bunkers (military)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 526 472 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.2660N 0:11.0133E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 525 472
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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