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Name:Second World War searchlight, Nothe Gardens, Weymouth
Type of Record:Monument
HER Number:MDO29800
Last edited:Nov


Monument Type(s)


Summary

A structure is visible on aerial photographs of Nothe Gardens taken in 1947. It is considered likely to be the site of the Second World War 90mm searchlight recorded to have been located here by the National Monument Record (NMR 1420962). It was reportedly destroyed by a landslide in 1988 and later rebuilt inside Nothe Fort (NGR SY68697877).

Sources and Further Reading

<1>SDO13085 - Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 30-AUG-1947. RAF CPE/UK/2273 5156-57.

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