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Site record MDR14416 - WWII Air Raid Shelters (site of), Sawley

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Full Description

A large group of WWII air raid shelters in Sawley, identified using aerial photographs from August 1945. The shelters are positioned in the middle of the streets of what was once known as New Sawley [on the 3rd edition 25" OS map]. (1, 2) The shelters are no longer extant [2015]. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 4779 3181 (1116m by 714m)

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Record last edited

Sep 17 2020 5:11PM

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