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Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery London Zs6

Hob Uid: 1412603
Location :
Greater London Authority
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TQ4660075200
Summary : Site of Second World War heavy anti-aircraft battery ZS6 at Danson Park, Welling. It was armed with four 4.5-inch guns with GL Mark IA radar. It was manned by 160 Battery of the 54th Royal Artillery Regiment in 1940, by 446 Battery of the 164th Royal Artillery Regiment in 1942, and by 525 Battery of the 155th (Mixed) Royal Artillery Regiment in 1943. It was retained as a Nucleus Force Headquarters Battery in 1946.


Danson Park

Recorder- C. Urquhart. (1)

Documented. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Migrated Defence of Britain Project database record originally compiled from various sources
Source details : The two databases developed by the Project can be searched on-line through the Archaeology Data Service at http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/specColl/dob/index.cfm
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Source Number : 2
Source : Twentieth century fortifications in England, volume 1. Anti-aircraft artillery : England's air defence gunsites, 1914-46
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mid 20th Century
Display Date : Extant 1946
Monument End Date : 1946
Monument Start Date : 1946
Monument Type : Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : World War II
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : DoB Non Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : 1931
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 47 NE 60
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, THE DEFENCE OF BRITAIN PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-04-01
End Date : 2002-03-01