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Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery London Ze10

Hob Uid: 1412620
Location :
Greater London Authority
Waltham Forest
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TQ3690091300
Summary : Site of Second World War heavy anti-aircraft battery ZE10 at Highams, Walthamstow. It was armed with four 3.7-inch static guns with GL Mark IA radar in 1942. It was manned by 248 Battery of the 120th Royal Artillery Regiment in 1942, and by 530 Battery of the 156th Mobile Royal Artillery Regiment in 1942-3. It was retained as a Nucleus Force Headquarters Battery after the war.
More information : ANTI AIRCRAFT GUN EMPLACEMENT. SRF



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ZE19
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Recorder- C. Urquhart. (1)

The grid reference for this indicates that it should be battery ZE10. (2)

Documented. (3)

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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 : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Rod Fitz-Gerald, 23-Apr-2007, Data Management Unit, English Heritage
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Source Number : 3
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 : 1948
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 39 SE 81
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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