Battle HQ, RAF Atherstone on Stour

Description of this historic site

The site of the battle headquarters building at the Second World War airfield to the north east of Atherstone on Stour. The building, which was built underground, was used for coordinating the defence of the airfield. It was situated on the northern side of the airfield.

Notes about this historic site

1 An underground command post (believed to be type 1108/41) with protected observation cupola for the defence of airfields primarily in the event of attack by paratroops. Presently having the entrance filled in, only the the cupola and escape hatch can be seen.
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