SU6352 : Note the holes

near to Basingstoke, Hampshire, Great Britain

Note the holes
Note the holes
Looking up Vyne Road. The holes were cut as part of the WW2 defenses around Basingstoke station to enable riflemen to hide behind the bridge but still fire on the invaders below.
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2012
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Geograph
Date Taken
Friday, 23 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6363 5252 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.0974N 1:5.3597W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6362 5249
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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