Foul End Searchlight Site

Description of this historic site

The site of a searchlight installation from the Second World War. It was located 700m northeast of Foul End.

Notes about this historic site

1 The site of a Searchlight installation. On November 1941 orders were issued by 350 Searchlight Battery to take over 16 sites of which this was one.
2 A typical searchlight site would have a circular earthwork, a predictor emplacement, at least one LAA machine gun pit and huts for the detachment and generator. Searchlight sites usually only survive as cropmarks.

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