Bedworth Anti Aircraft Artillery Site

Description of this historic site

The site of a heavy anti aircraft installation dating from the Second World War and identified from documentary and aerial photograph evidence. It was situated 400 metres east of Bulkington Bridge.

Notes about this historic site

1 The site of a heavy anti aircraft installation A, title H21, first mentioned in February 1940 and part of Coventry Gun Defended Area. It was equipped with 4 x 3.7″ static guns and with fire control radar. After the War in 1946 it became the Nucleus Force Battery Head Quarters which meant that it was a permanently gunned site.
2 The installation can be seen on a RAF aerial photo from 1947, with the accommodation camp to the north and the gun pits to the south.
3 The domestic area and the gun siting identified and outlined.

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