NU0053 : Berwick Coastwatch Station

taken 8 years ago, near to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, Great Britain

Berwick Coastwatch Station
Berwick Coastwatch Station
This building was erected in 1964 by HM Coastguard but it was closed in 1968 due to government cut backs. It was used as a store by the neighbouring Magdalene Fields Golf Club, but after a major refurbishment project, it was opened again on 1st November 2003. Volunteer watchkeepers now man the building at weekends throughout the year. As I approached the building volunteers were boarding up the windows and locking up until the next watch in six days time. (Source: site information board).
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NU0053, 206 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 October, 2009
Category
Coastguard Station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0050 5334 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.4036N 1:59.6159W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0049 5333
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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