Second World War searchlight battery, Loxley
The site of a Second World War searchlight battery. It was discovered during the excavation of a pipeline. It was situated 1km north west of Wellesbourne Wood, near Loxley.
1 A gas pipeline was scheduled to cut a 24m swathe through a ‘triple ring ditch and henge monument’ at the above grid reference.
2 Excavation proved the features to be the site of a war-time searchlight battery.
3 Transcript of aerial photographs showing three battery sites, including Loxley.