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Chain Home Remote Reserve 10r

Hob Uid: 1476603
Location :
Isle of Wight
Niton and Whitwell
Grid Ref : SZ5290078100
Summary : The site of a Second World War Remote Reserve for the Chain Home radar station at Ventnor, established by 1941. The Remote Reserve was an above ground concrete, earth-covered structure built to house a replacement set of either receiver or transmission equipment in event of the main set being damaged by enemy action. Aerial photography from 1969 shows that the reserve has been removed and the site restored to agricultural use.
More information : A Remote Reserve located at St Lawrence (SZ 529 781) for the Chain Home radar station at Ventnor (CH10). It was established by 28-AUG-1941. The Remote Reserve was an above ground concrete, earth-covered structure built to house a replacement set of either receiver or transmission equipment in event of the main set being damaged by enemy action. A Buried Reserve for RAF Ventnor was located at Paradise (SZ 544 774). (1)

The site of a Remote Reserve at St Lawrence. Aerial photography from 1969 shows that the reserve has been removed and the site restored to agricultural use. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Twentieth century fortifications in England, volume 7. Acoustics and radar: England's early warning systems 1915-1945
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Page(s) : 64,160
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Source Number : 2
Source : Twentieth century military recording project: World War Two radar stations
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Page(s) : 65
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Established by 1941
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Radar Station, Chain Home Station, Military Building
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SZ 57 NW 113
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1476596
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1306901
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, LANDSCAPES OF WAR RECORDING PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2008-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31