Monument record MDR8029 - Air raid shelters (site of), Newhall, Swadlincote

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century to Second World War - 1901 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Earthwork air raid shelters of modern date seen as five large (15-50m) rectangular positive features, in a linear pattern, centred at SK 2855 2103. Eight further earthwork air raid shelters appear at SK 2842 2095 and SK 2837 2094. Mapped using good quality aerial photographs. (1) No longer extant. School buildings on site. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Kershaw, A (RCHME). 1993. National Forest Project Index.
  • <2> Index: Malone, S (RCHME). 1994. National Forest Project Index: UID 924111.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 28471 20995 (232m by 131m) (Centre)
Civil Parish SWADLINCOTE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Apr 7 2015 4:08PM

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