Anti Aircraft Battery in Soneleigh Parish

Description of this historic site

The remains of an anti aircraft battery from the Second World War.The control building survives and earthworks of three battery structures. The site is 500m southwest of Finham Bridge.

Notes about this historic site

1 2 The remains of a heavy anti aircraft battery. The control building survives in good condition and three of the battery structures are visible as earthworks on the ground, probably well protected under clay dump. A spread of post medieval rubble to the north of the battery indicates the position of the camp buildings. The aerial photos show four battery structures and evidence of the camp.
3 Possible HAA site at Stoneleigh, maybe a search light. The same photo shows what may be an abandoned aircraft ‘X’ on plan. May be low flying.
4 Marked as H28. No further information.

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