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East Weare Battery

Hob Uid: 1427855
Location :
Weymouth And Portland
Grid Ref : SY6961073940
Summary : A World War II coastal artillery battery located at East Weare Camp. It was constructed in 1940-41and formed part of the Dorset Coast defences and the Isle of Portland defences. A field visit in 1996 found it extant but much altered.
More information : Coast artillery battery, much altered.East Weare Camp, Isle of Portland. LOCATION: East Weare Camp, Isle of Portland. (1)

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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Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Constructed 1940-41
Monument End Date : 1941
Monument Start Date : 1940
Monument Type : Coast Artillery Battery, Coastal Battery
Evidence : Structure

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External Cross Reference Source : DoB Anti Invasion Database UID
External Cross Reference Number : S0013738
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SY 67 SE 133
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Associated Monuments : 1413250
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Related Activities :
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-04-01
End Date : 2002-03-01