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ND3750 : Searchlight emplacement above Black Rocks, Wick, Caithness by Claire Pegrum Searchlight emplacement above Black Rocks, Wick, Caithness by Claire Pegrum
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The searchlight was part of the WWII defences of Wick Harbour.
ND3750 : Searchlight emplacement above Black Rocks, Wick, Caithness by Claire Pegrum Searchlight emplacement above Black Rocks, Wick, Caithness by Claire Pegrum
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The searchlight was part of the WWII defences of Wick Harbour.
NG8689 : Remains of WW2 Defences by Mick Garratt Remains of WW2 Defences by Mick Garratt
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Light Anti Aircraft guns I think.
HY2509 : WWII remains, Brinkies Brae, Stromness, Orkney by Claire Pegrum WWII remains, Brinkies Brae, Stromness, Orkney by Claire Pegrum
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I've been told that this was part of a Bofors anti-aircraft gun emplacement.
Tags: top:CoastalX   top:Defence, MilitaryX   subject:DefencesX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   type:GeographX   top:IslandsX   place:OrkneyX   WWII Defences   WWII Gun EmplacementX  
SX9456 : WWII defences Berry Head by Chris Allen WWII defences Berry Head by Chris Allen
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Although there was no specific labelling of this at the higher level where... (more)
SY0781 : In the defence of the realm  by Anthony Vosper In the defence of the realm by Anthony Vosper
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A WWII pillbox. Having a field of fire over the mouth of the River Otter.
NG8797 : Foundations of RAF Observation Post by Mick Garratt Foundations of RAF Observation Post by Mick Garratt
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Overlooking the entrance to Guinard Bay and the Summer Isles.
SZ7399 : Pill box, Selsmore, Hayling Island, Hampshire by Brian Robert Marshall Pill box, Selsmore, Hayling Island, Hampshire by Brian Robert Marshall
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The pill box is a wartime defensive relic dating from the early 1940s when there... (more)
SU3811 : Marchwood, defences by Mike Faherty Marchwood, defences by Mike Faherty
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Four concrete blocks overlooking River Test and Southampton Docks; probably WWII... (more)
NG8189 : Light anti-aircraft battery, Mellangaun, Ross and Cromarty by Claire Pegrum Light anti-aircraft battery, Mellangaun, Ross and Cromarty by Claire Pegrum
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This gun emplacement was part of the Second World War defences of Loch Ewe from... (more)
TA3304 : WWII observation post by Mat Fascione WWII observation post by Mat Fascione
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On the sea defences south of Humberston Fitties.
SC1869 : Bradda Head, lookout by Mike Faherty Bradda Head, lookout by Mike Faherty
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Probably part of WWII coastal defences; only the base of an adjacent building remains.
Tags: top:CoastalX   top:Defence, MilitaryX   subject:DefencesX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   top:Estuary, MarineX   top:IslandsX   WWII Defences  
NZ2796 : WWII defences, Druridge Bay by Jim Barton WWII defences, Druridge Bay by Jim Barton
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Concrete blocks on the beach placed as defences against tank landings in World War 2.
SS4532 : The defence of the nation by Anthony Vosper The defence of the nation by Anthony Vosper
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WWII defences covering the estuary. Now showing the ravages of time.
NG8491 : Remains of Pier, Mellon Charles by Mick Garratt Remains of Pier, Mellon Charles by Mick Garratt
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Part of the main base for the WW2 defences of Loch Ewe. The far structure is... (more)
SY0781 : Otterton Ledge by Anthony Vosper Otterton Ledge by Anthony Vosper
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Situated on the mouth of the River Otter. The feature in the foreground is the... (more)
TA2570 : WWII Pillbox near Flamborough Head, Yorkshire by Christine Matthews WWII Pillbox near Flamborough Head, Yorkshire by Christine Matthews
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TA1575 : Cliffs and sea defences by Pauline E Cliffs and sea defences by Pauline E
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View across a line of WWII defences.
ND3750 : Pillbox, Wick, Caithness by Claire Pegrum Pillbox, Wick, Caithness by Claire Pegrum
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The pillbox was part of the WWII defences of Wick Harbour. A coastal battery... (more)
Tags: top:Defence, MilitaryX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   top:Estuary, MarineX   type:GeographX   subject:PillboxX   WWII Defences  
HY2509 : Camouflaged concrete, Brinkies Brae, Stromness, Orkney by Claire Pegrum Camouflaged concrete, Brinkies Brae, Stromness, Orkney by Claire Pegrum
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This is part of HY2509 : WWII remains, Brinkies Brae, Stromness, Orkney. Small stones were embedded in the roofs of... (more)
SY8779 : Worbarrow, dragon's teeth by Mike Faherty Worbarrow, dragon's teeth by Mike Faherty
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WWII anti-tank structures on the ridge between Pondfield Cove and Worbarrow Bay;... (more)
TA1575 : WWII defences on Speeton Sands by Mat Fascione WWII defences on Speeton Sands by Mat Fascione
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Filey is 3Ĺ miles away across Filey Bay.
Tags: subject:BeachX   BeachX   top:CoastalX   top:Defence, MilitaryX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   bay:FileyX   type:GeographX   WWII Defences  
TA1763 : WWII defences at Auburn Sands by Mat Fascione WWII defences at Auburn Sands by Mat Fascione
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Tags: BeachX   top:CoastalX   top:Defence, MilitaryX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   type:GeographX   subject:Military RelicX   WWII Defences  
NG8583 : Second World War Nissen hut remains, Ploc an Rubha, Ross and Cromarty by Claire Pegrum Second World War Nissen hut remains, Ploc an Rubha, Ross and Cromarty by Claire Pegrum
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Looking towards Loch Thýrnaig. The hut was part of an anti-aircraft battery.... (more)
Tags: ruin:Anti-Aircraft BatteryX   top:CoastalX   top:Defence, MilitaryX   subject:DefencesX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   type:GeographX   WWIIX   WWII Defences  
NG8191 : Light anti-aircraft gun emplacement, Rubha nan Sasan, Ross and Cromarty by Claire Pegrum Light anti-aircraft gun emplacement, Rubha nan Sasan, Ross and Cromarty by Claire Pegrum
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The gun emplacement lies within the Rubha nan Sasan coastal battery which was... (more)
SY6973 : Grove, gun emplacements by Mike Faherty Grove, gun emplacements by Mike Faherty
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Three WWII gun emplacements overlooking East Weare and the sea.
NG8491 : Concrete Holding Down Blocks by Mick Garratt Concrete Holding Down Blocks by Mick Garratt
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I guess these were weights laid on the loch floor to anchor the anti submarine... (more)
TA1575 : WWII defences, Speeton Sands by Pauline E WWII defences, Speeton Sands by Pauline E
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Speeton Sands, August - and barely a soul to be seen on this beautiful English... (more)
TF5315 : Pillbox, Church Lane, Terrington St John by Richard Humphrey Pillbox, Church Lane, Terrington St John by Richard Humphrey
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There are numerous pillboxes still in existence in the flat fenlands around The... (more)
HY2405 : Structure on the west coast of Graemsay, Orkney by Claire Pegrum Structure on the west coast of Graemsay, Orkney by Claire Pegrum
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Looking across Burra Sound towards Hoy. According to... (more)
Tags: top:CoastalX   top:Defence, MilitaryX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   type:GeographX   top:IslandsX   place:OrkneyX   subject:StructureX   WW2 Ammunition StoreX   WWII Defences  
TF6220 : Wartime air raid shelter, Kettlewell Lane, King's Lynn by Richard Humphrey Wartime air raid shelter, Kettlewell Lane, King's Lynn by Richard Humphrey
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This concrete shelter, built during World War 2 in a small recreation ground... (more)
TF6220 : Air raid shelter, Kettlewell Lane, King's Lynn by Richard Humphrey Air raid shelter, Kettlewell Lane, King's Lynn by Richard Humphrey
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This concrete shelter, built during World War 2 in a small recreation ground... (more)
NO5027 : Anti-tank blocks at the Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve by Mat Fascione Anti-tank blocks at the Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve by Mat Fascione
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These WWII tank traps mark the high water line of the 1940s, they were placed... (more)
NO4928 : Anti-tank blocks at Tentsmuir Point by Mat Fascione Anti-tank blocks at Tentsmuir Point by Mat Fascione
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These WWII tank traps mark the high water line of the 1940s, they were placed... (more)
NT5085 : WWII observation post by Mat Fascione WWII observation post by Mat Fascione
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Next to the coastal path overlooking the Firth of Forth.
TQ2005 : Old Shoreham, pillbox by Mike Faherty Old Shoreham, pillbox by Mike Faherty
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One of several WWII remains, once guarding the Western bank of River Adur.
SJ3069 : Pillbox - WWII defences on the River Dee by Eirian Evans Pillbox - WWII defences on the River Dee by Eirian Evans
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Type FW3/24 pillbox near Shotton.
Tags: top:Flat LandscapesX   type:GeographX   top:GrasslandX   top:Historic Sites and ArtefactsX   subject:PillboxX   top:Rivers, Streams, DrainageX   long distance path:Wales Coast PathX   WWII Defences  
ST3451 : The north slopes of the Knoll by Neil Owen The north slopes of the Knoll by Neil Owen
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Brent Knoll is a hillfort, but has seen more recent military action. In WWII,... (more)
SU1461 : Wilcot, pillbox by Mike Faherty Wilcot, pillbox by Mike Faherty
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One of several surviving along the Kennet & Avon Canal; perhaps unusually,... (more)
SU1561 : Pewsey, pillbox by Mike Faherty Pewsey, pillbox by Mike Faherty
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Once guarding the Kennet & Avon Canal (out of sight, to left); perhaps... (more)
Tags: top:CanalsX   top:Defence, MilitaryX   top:Derelict, DisusedX   top:LowlandsX   subject:PillboxX   WWII Defences   WWII PillboxX  
SC3697 : Jurby, pillbox by Mike Faherty Jurby, pillbox by Mike Faherty
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SU3807 : Ipley, barrow by Mike Faherty Ipley, barrow by Mike Faherty
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On a commanding position overlooking bog and woodland. Pastscape interprets this... (more)
SU3606 : Yew Tree Heath Car Park by Mike Faherty Yew Tree Heath Car Park by Mike Faherty
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Maintained by the Forestry Commission. The road leading to the car park is,... (more)
TA1475 : Black cliffs and white sandy beach by Pauline E Black cliffs and white sandy beach by Pauline E
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A line of WWII defences still lie at the base of the cliffs.
TA1475 : New Closes Cliff, Speeton Sands by Pauline E New Closes Cliff, Speeton Sands by Pauline E
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Concrete remains of WWII defences lie at all angles in the sand.
TA1476 : View to Filey from Reighton Gap by Pauline E View to Filey from Reighton Gap by Pauline E
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WWII defences still very evident along this stretch of coastline.
TA1476 : WWII defences, Reighton Gap by Pauline E WWII defences, Reighton Gap by Pauline E
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The beaches around here have plenty of these scattered about. This is the beach... (more)
TA1376 : WWII defences by Pauline E WWII defences by Pauline E
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How many tides have these remnants from the past experienced? View across the... (more)
TA1376 : Filey Bay from Reighton Sands by Pauline E Filey Bay from Reighton Sands by Pauline E
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A day of showers and sunshine. The coastal town of Filey can be seen in the... (more)
TA1376 : Reighton Sands by Pauline E Reighton Sands by Pauline E
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The beach has many remains of WWII defences along its length.
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